Assistance Options for Personal Injury

September 22, 2022


Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

Canada: 1-800-387-5540
Ontario: 1-800-387-0750
Toronto: 416-344-1000

  • If you were injured at work or during the course of your employment.
  • Claims must be made within 6 months of the injury.
  • In work-related accidents involving an automobile, you may have the right to elect to receive accident benefits and pursue a tort claim, rather than accept WSIB benefits.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB)

Toll-free: 1-800-372-7463
Toronto: 416-326-2900

  • If you were a victim of crime.
  • A claim should be filed with the Board within 2 years from the date of the incident.

Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

Toll-free: 1-800-387-9080
Toronto: 416-326-9511

  • If you have been discriminated against or inappropriately terminated from your employment.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914

  • If you have questions regarding retirement pension, disability benefits, death benefit, children’s benefits, and survivor’s pension.

Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)
Toll-free: 1-800-263-5404

  • OBIA will be able to put you in touch with appropriate, local brain injury associations located across Canada and the United States.
  • These are not-for-profit organizations that can help you and your family deal with the effects of brain injury.
  • They can provide resources for programs and services available in your community.

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO)

Toll-free: 1-877-422-1112
Toronto: 416-422-5644

  • A not-for-profit organization to assist people with spinal cord injuries.

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