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Workers in Ontario seek disability benefits from employers for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they are a result of physical injury or illness. Other times however, it is due to mental illness. In Canada, mental health issues account for approximately 67 percent of long-term and 78 percent of short-term disability claims.

Some accidents produce injuries that give rise to short- or long-term disability claims. Below are some details about meeting the eligibility criteria to receive Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support benefits.

In Ontario, those recovering from an accident have access to support programs while they heal. The Ontario Disability Support Program's Income Support is a social assistance program providing financial assistance for those with long- or short-term disabilities who meet income requirements.