Ontario has increased financial support for people receiving social assistance. Social assistance rates were increased in the 2015 Budget, including:
$25 more per month for single adults receiving Ontario Works who don’t have children, for a total monthly increase of $75 since 2013
One per cent more for families receiving Ontario Works
One per cent more for people with disabilities who access the Ontario Disability Support Program
One per cent more for various other rates, including the Remote Communities Allowance and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities.
For more information, visit the Ontario Newswroom Website.
– The 2015 Ontario Budget: Building Ontario Up – Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy: Realizing Our Potential