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Program: Discretionary Benefits
Organizations: London (City of)
- Social Services and Supports
Description of Services: Financial assistance for special items of extreme need may be provided to eligible recipients

Health-related:
  • dental care for adults
  • vision care for adults
  • prosthetic appliances
  • funerals and burials
  • heating payments and payments for low-cost heating energy conservation measures

Non-health-related:
  • vocational training and retraining
  • travel and transportation that is not for health-related purposes
  • moving expenses
  • any other special service, item or payment authorized by the Director

Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program clients * may also be available to people with a low income or those in receipt of Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security or Guaranteed Annual Income Supplement
Application: Complete application form * financial needs test may be required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: London

Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-661-5910
Teletype: 519-661-4889
Fax: 519-661-4815
Email: socialservices@london.ca
Website: www.london.ca/residents/social-services/Pages/defa...
Address: PO Box 5045
London, ON
N6A 4L6
Street
Address:
Market Tower
151 Dundas St, 3rd Fl
London
Intersection: Richmond St and Dundas St
Location: London (Central)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
 

About Us

The Discretionary Benefits Program offers eligible London residents financial assistance to purchase essential health related and emergency assistance items when all other resources are exhausted. All items require pre-approval by Discretionary Benefits staff.

This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 2/17/2016

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