Temporary Wage Increase for Direct Support Workers

January 29, 2021

In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic the Ontario government has made available a temporary wage increase of $3.00 per hour for worker’s that have provided direct support to vulnerable persons. This includes workers that have provided respite supports under Government funded programs including but not limited to: Special Services at Home, Children’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Respite, and Passport ONE.

The eligibility period for the temporary wage enhancement is Oct 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021. The application for the temporary wage enhancement can be found by clicking the following link : https://www.app.grants.gov.on.ca/psw

If you require assistance with your claim please call Hannah Galler 519-336-0120 ext. 246.

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