Record #: MID1770
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2023


Description (Service) Ontario Works offers:
  • money to help individual and eligible family members with living expenses, including food (special dietary needs accommodated), and rent
  • health benefits for individuals and eligible family members
  • employment supports to find employment (workshops for resume writing, job counselling, job-specific training and basic education)
  • help with connecting to community partners and organizations
  • addictions and mental health support programs
Amount of money received by eligible recipients of Ontario Works will depend on the individuals specific situation. In most cases, participation in employment-related activities is required in order to receive financial help.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
IVR Line: Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
  • in financial need of covering living expenses (individual and family's)
  • 16 or older
  • live in Ontario (and are not a visitor or a tourist)
  • have assets within the allowable asset limits
  • Application
  • call for initial intake or
  • applications may be made online at
  • applicant must provide basic financial information
  • verification interview at local office will be required
  • Languages Interpretive Services - Programs, on request
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Springwater
    Address & Map
    Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
    Springwater, ON
    Canada L9X 1N6
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-722-3132 ; Offfice: 1-800-808-2268, Interactive Voice Response ; Beeton, Tottenham area: 905-729-4514, Bradford: 905-778-9058
    Toll Free Phone 1-800-394-7867, Welfare Fraud Hotline
    TTY Phone 1-800-387-5559
    Fax 705-722-4720
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    Primary Contact Jamie Moran, Director of Ontario Works; Phone: ext 1117; Email:
    Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
    Springwater, ON 
    Canada L9X 1N6

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