SBT | July 1, 2018
Changes to Rules of Procedure and New Practice Direction and Form for Communicating with the Social Benefits Tribunal

Starting in July 2018, the Social Benefits Tribunal (SBT) will progress to the use of electronic submissions from parties. The purpose of this is to improve the accessibility of the SBT by offering appellants another avenue of communication. Appellants still have the option of submitting documents by fax or mail. The SBT has added a […]

SBT | December 11, 2017
Parties to a Disability Appeal Can Soon Agree to Settle at the Hearing

Starting January 1, Social Benefits Tribunal appellants and the Disability Adjudication Unit of the Ministry of Community and Social Services will be able to agree to settle a disability appeal during the hearing. If the two sides agree on a way to settle the appeal, they will be asked to put their agreement in writing […]

Important Notice

Postal service may be disrupted.  If this happens, you won’t be able to send us your appeal form or other documents by regular mail. Instead, send us forms and documents in one of the following ways: By fax: 416-326-5135 By courier: 1075 Bay Street, 7th floor, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2B1 In person: 1075 Bay Street, […]

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 we are recruiting more participants. Current participants are telling us that this is what they like about using email: […]

SBT | June 26, 2015
Toronto Hearings Moving to 655 Bay Street in May 2016

Starting in May 2016, appeals which originate in the City of Toronto (Toronto proper, North York, Etobicoke) excluding Scarborough will be heard at the SJTO hearing centre located at: 655 Bay Street, 14th floor Toronto, ON M5G 2M6 [Map] The new site is accessible. The hearing rooms are modern and comfortable. The building is between […]