Income Support Webinar – Pandemic Response



OCASI webinar on income support and benefits for refugees, migrants and people with precarious immigration status was hosted on April 2, 2020.

Webinar title: COVID-19 Pandemic Response - Income Support and Benefits for People with Precarious Immigration Status

Presented by Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
Avvy Go, Clinic Director
Jin Chien, Staff Lawyer

This webinar is intended to assist workers at OCASI member agencies who work with people with precarious immigration status (including migrant workers and international students) or immigrant and refugees in Ontario.

Information presented was current as of April 2, 2020.

Topics covered are access to:
Federal and provincial emergency benefits
Employment Insurance (EI)
Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
Ontario Works (OW)
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
Other new income measures

Power point slides:
Presentation on federal and provincial emergency benefits and EI
CSALC Webinar for OCASI on COVID-19 Benefits (JC2), Updated April 9, 2020

Presentation on Canada Child Benefit, OW and ODSP

Sample letter to Ontario Works - Advocacy for People with Precarious Status - April 2, 2020

Recorded webinar