Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program, Barrie - 34 Simcoe St

Record #: BAR1017
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Feb 2023


Public Comments
  • Since Jan 1 2017 Child support payments are now fully exempt from social assistance benefit calculations and clients are no longer required to pursue child support as a condition of eligibility for social assistance
  • Family Benefits and Mother's Allowance programs no longer exist
  • people needing social assistance, including sole support parents, must apply to Ontario Works (OW)
  • residents of Springwater Twp and Oro-Medonte Twp who are applying for Ontario Disability Support Program must apply to Ministry of Community and Social Services, 425 West Street North, Unit 8, Orillia
Office Phone 705-737-1311 ; Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268, use to verify status of ODSP
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-7551
TTY Phone 705-737-9601
Fax 705-737-4197
Primary Contact Gord Spoljarich, Ontario Disability Support Program Manager; Phone: 705-727-5600; Email:


Address & Map
34 Simcoe St
2nd Flr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6T4
Intersection Mary St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service) Program is intended to meet the needs of people with disabilities and help them to become more independent
  • provides financial assistance to people with disabilities
  • amount of benefit depends on size of family, shelter costs, income, and assets
  • for questions about the status of an ODSP application, contact local ODSP office at 705-737-1311 or 1-800-461-7551
  • To report Welfare (Ontario Works) or ODSP misuse or fraud call 1-800-394-7867
Print Material Rights and Responsibility document available upon request

Service Details

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Barrie ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Essa ; Innisfil ; New Tecumseth ; Wasaga Beach
  • Age Requirements: 18 year(s) and up
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • resident of Ontario
  • verified physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more
  • disability must make it difficult for applicant to care for him/herself, go into the community or to work

  • Application form and interview as well as a disability and financial assessment
  • those in immediate financial need should call directly to the Ontario Works office, 705-722-3132
Languages English, French - Website, Interpretation
Fees None

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