1. Ask OW for the application form
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Question & AnswerCan Ontario Works help pay for a special diet?
To apply for a special diet allowance, you must ask your Ontario Works (OW) worker for the special diet allowance application form.
When to apply
You can apply for a special diet allowance when you first apply for OW or while you’re on OW.
If you or other members of your household qualify for a special diet, OW must look at this when they decide:
- whether you qualify for
- how much assistance you get