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Our offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day.
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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 | December 1, 2015
New rules and forms start January 1, 2016

The SBT is introducing new Rules of Procedure in 2016. Here are some of the new requirements that start on January 1.

For appellants

  1. Use a form to file new medical …

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