Factsheet: COVID-19 Emergency Benefit for People Receiving Social Assistance

City of Toronto

Please note: In response to COVID-19 the Federal Government has established an Emergency Response Plan to help individual business and non-profits.

Applications for the Canada Emergency Response Benefits are now open.

A factsheet on the COVID-19 Emergency Benefit for people receiving social assistance is attached. This information can also be found on the City's website at https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/covid-19-social-support/.

The COVID-19 Emergency Benefit is a one-time benefit available for people receiving assistance from Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program who have additional costs related to COVID-19 public health crisis.

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