Federal Government

Self-employment Programs, Supports and Grants

Opportunities Fund

The Opportunities Fund is a program designed to help people with disabilities prepare for and obtain employment or self-employment.

Canadian Pension Plan - Disability (CPP) Vocational Rehabilitation Program

The Canada Pension Plan Disability Vocational Rehabilitation Program is designed to help people who receive a Canada Pension Plan disability benefit return to work or self-employment.

CPP Disability Automatic Reinstatement

Automatic reinstatement is a financial safety net for Canada Pension Plan disability beneficiaries who try to return to work. If you are unable to continue working because of the same or a related disability, you can ask to have your benefits automatically restarted without having to go through the usual reapplication process. This may also apply to self-employment.

Service Canada - Program Information for People with Disabilities

This website includes information about programs and services provided by the Government of Canada for people with disabilities, their families and caregivers.