Service: Saugeen Social Services - Ontario Works
|Record #: GBA0584||Last Modified: 01 Mar 2021||Last Full Update: 31 May 2019|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 Response
For individuals who are not in receipt of Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Emergency Assistance is available for those facing a crisis or emergency who have no immediate access to other supports. This assistance is temporary in nature. To apply for this benefit, contact the local OW office. See Emergency Assistance Online site for more information.
Ontario Works Financial Assistance provides a monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income. Includes a monthly drug benefit card.
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268 - individuals receiving Ontario Works will be provided an ID number and PIN. Automated information and payment details, payment history, file status. Information and announcements about Ontario Works.
Welfare Fraud Hotline 1-800-394-7867 - to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance.
Saugeen Social Services also offers:
|Public Comments||Clients may access applications for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) through their OW social worker.
There is no program called Student Welfare. Students who are between 16-18 and attending school but not living at home must meet strict criteria to be approved for assistance.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Bruce County|
|Boundaries||Saugeen First Nation|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Programs are for Saugeen First Nation residents except for Employment Resource Centre which is open to everyone
Program criteria: youth and adults 18 years and over in financial need * employable youth 16-17 years in financial need who cannot live at home but are attending school or seeking employment (funds must be managed by a trustee, guardian or agency) * financial need is determined by a review of income, liquid assets and living expenses
|Languages||English ; Ojibway|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Saugeen First Nation|
|Address & Map||
6493 Highway 21
Saugeen First Nation, ON N0H 2L0
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|Intersection||3 km NE of Southampton on Hwy 21|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Primary Contact||Melissa Root, Site Co-ordinator|
|Mailing Address||RR 1
Southampton, ON N0H 2L0