3. Get help if ODSP does not pay the interim assistance

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When the (SBT) decides you can get , they send an order to your local Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) office.

If ODSP disagrees

If the SBT orders ODSP to pay you interim assistance, ODSP might not agree that you should get it.

If this happens, ODSP has to object by writing to the SBT within 7 days of getting the SBT order. ODSP has to say why they don’t agree.

They must also give you a copy of what they send to the SBT.

You have 7 days to write to the SBT to say why you should get interim assistance. You must also give a copy to the ODSP office.

The SBT then decides whether to change the order it made.

Getting help

If ODSP objects or does not follow the SBT’s order to pay you interim assistance, get help from a community legal clinic.

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