Where else can I turn while waiting for insurance benefits cheques to begin?
While you wait for a decision on your disability insurance application, or if your claim is in litigation, you might be entitled to Employment Insurance benefits or Social Assistance (Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program). Consider also submitting an application for Canada Pension Plan disability benefits. Other sources of assistance might include friends or family. There are also associations or societies that offer support and guidance for individuals with specific medical conditions. These organizations can be very helpful, since they are typically in a unique position to understand.
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