odsp maximum amount for someone living on their own

by Darlene Novello
(Sault Ste Marie, Ontario)

Hi Graeme

I recently watched a webcast for the P4P Planning Network`s ODSP Webcast where you explained how OSAP works with great detail.

My brother has been on ODSP for many years, he is 52 years old, lives on his own in a geared to income housing complex where he pays rent. Presently he is only given $788. a month and out of that he pays rent.
I advocate for him as he has cognitive disabilities. We couldn`t believe it when you said the max is $1128. He called his ODSP worker to see if he is entitled to more money and was told that the webcast we watched is a pilot project and he is not entitled.

No where in the webcast did it say this was a pilot project, I watched it twice.
Is there something I missed or is he being ripped off.
We live in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and would appreciate any help you can give us on this topic

Thank you for your time
Darlene Novello

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