|Description (Service)||Ontario Works is an Ontario-wide program that provides income support to assist with the cost of basic needs like food, clothing and shelter, as well as health benefits for people in temporary financial need.|
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Huron County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s)
Eligibility is assessed by reviewing family size, income, assets and housing costs.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant(s) must be living in Ontario and be in need of temporary financial assistance to cover the cost of food, shelter, clothing and other household items, with no other means of support.
|Application||Applying Online: Please use the Online Application for Social Assistance found HERE
Applying By phone: Please call the Service Ontario Specialized Intake Team at 1-888-999-1142.
Should immediate help be required phone contact may also direct to other available services.
At the time of application, the following information will be required for each family member:
Following Application Completion: Once application has been processed through centralized intake, contact will be made directly to arrange a meeting with an Ontario Works Case Manager from the County of Huron. At this meeting, the Case Manager will verify information to further determine eligibility and explain how the Ontario Works program can help. This includes discussing rights and responsibilities.
Eligible Applicants: Ontario Works Case Managers will work with eligible applicants and complete a Common Assessment and Mental Health and Addiction Screening Tool to:
Address and Location
|Site Location||London Rd (Hwy 4), S end of Clinton|
|Located In Community||Central Huron|
|Address & Map||
Jacob Memorial Building - 77722D London Rd, RR 5
Central Huron, ON
Canada N0M 1L0
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|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||519-482-8505 Ext 4501|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-999-1142, To apply for OW; To report welfare abuse or fraud 1-800-394-7867|
|Fax||519-482-1632, Local Huron office|
|Primary Contact||Phone: 519-482-8505 Ext 4501; Email: OWteam501@huroncounty.ca|