Professional Case Managers help people navigate the maze of income replacement programs when too ill to work, including assistance to understand, assess eligibility and access federal, provincial, and employer programs. Money Matters also provides assistance with options for drug coverage and advice related to returning to work. In some cases, people can access specialized clinics related to financial advice, employment and disability law, seasonal income tax for those with low income/assets and pro bono wills.
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Professional Training – Wellspring offers a one day training program for professionals wanting to learn more about the intricate details of income assistance programs such as Ontario Disability Support Program, Employment Insurance, Ontario Works and Canada Pension Plan. Participants learn how to help clients apply to the various programs, special benefits each program offers, the definition of disability for each program and how it is determined, and how to navigate a path to access multiple programs. Case examples and discussion happen throughout the day. The training has been taken by hundreds of professionals across Ontario with outstanding evaluative feedback. An introductory level workshop for university students has been led at academic institutions in Toronto to over 200 students.
These training programs are currently available in Ontario and Alberta only.
For more information about the training program, contact Pamela Bowes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-961-1928 ext 251.