Social assistance program eligibility

The Ministry of Community and Social Services data set for social assistance (SA) program eligibility contains information on SA clients that is used to determine eligibility for social assistance programs (Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)). The dataset includes:
• case characteristics
• amount of allowances for which the benefit unit is eligible
• actual shelter cost
• aggregate income amount
• employment earnings
• aggregate asset amount
• the outcome of eligibility determination


Ontario's Open Data Team


Data Not Available

This data is not and will not be made available. Data in this record cannot be released because of legal, privacy, security, confidentiality or commercially-sensitive reasons, as outlined by the Open Data Directive.

Why? Privacy - The dataset includes personal and confidential information.

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Last Validated Date 2016-10-14
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