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About the SBT

The Social Benefits Tribunal hears appeals from people who have either been refused social assistance or who receive social assistance but disagree with a decision that affects:

  • their eligibility for assistance
  • the amount of assistance they receive
  • the benefits they receive

The Social Benefits Tribunal (SBT) is established under Part IV of the Ontario Works Act, 1997. Appeals are heard under that act and the Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997.

Latest News

SBT | September 11, 2015
Wanted: Email Communication Pilot Participants

In March 2015, the SBT invited some legal clinics, OW and ODSP offices to start submitting inquiries and small documents by email as part of a pilot project.

The email communication pilot is now expanding and …

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