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One-time Housing Top-Up Benefit

For many people in Canada, it is increasingly challenging to find safe and affordable housing. The Governments new one-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit aims to help low-income renters with a one-time tax-free payment of $500. You may be eligible if you:

  • were born on or before December 1, 2007
  • have a family net income for 2021 of $35,000 or less for families, or $20,000 or less for individuals
  • are resident of Canada for tax purposes in 2022 and principal residence is situated in Canada on December 1, 2022
  • paid at least 30 per cent of family net income, based on their 2021 income tax return, on rent in the 2022 calendar year for principal residence in Canada

Note: applications are open until Friday, March 31, 2023.

click here for more information and to find out if you might be eligible.


Upcoming Events:

DISPUPT! - Mental Health Webinar November 23, 2022

P4P Planning Network - FREE WEBCAST - Starting Strong in Highschool

DSO - Creating Your Individualized Housing and Support Plan - October 2022 (3 Sessions)


Past Events:


ABLE2 - Upcoming Events - Monthly Moments

P4P Planning Network - Early Planning Toolkit - A Great Start: Early Planning Priorities for Parents/Caregivers with a Young Child with a Disability 

Grief & Loss After Abuse - Women's Group Facilitated by AFW Counsellors and Guest Speakers

P4P Planning Network - FREE WEBCAST - Understanding the IEP: A Guide for Families




Family Supports Programs for children and youth with
special needs: Launch of online application forms

DSO - Housing Navigators Contact List

Human Rights 101 Presentation 

P4P Planning Network: Managing The New Normal Action Guides

Guardianship in Ontario Presentation - Click Here


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Microboards Ontario

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