Northumberland County

Site: Cobourg - Courthouse Rd

Service: Community and Social Services - Income and Employment Services

Description (Service) Northumberland County Community & Social Services is responsible for the delivery of Ontario Works, a program that provides income support and employment services to eligible residents of the County.  
Barriers to employment are reviewed and addressed. Employment services utilize the services of local employment service providers for employment resource services, job search techniques, resume preparation, employment training, community placements, self-employment and job placements. Eligible participants may also access additional financial support including assistance with transportation, child care costs, and other expenses.  
Active participants have access to their case file information and important program announcements through the Interactive Voice Response(IVR) number, 1-800-808-2268. Clients will be asked to enter their 9-digit identification number and 4-digit security personal identification number (PIN). They will then have a number of choices that will allow them to access the information they are looking for. 
The Ontario Works application process may be started online at or by calling 905-372-6846 Ext.2468 or 1-800-354-7051.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates All Year
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Unemployed or low income resident
Application Start application at or call for information.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
555 Courthouse Rd
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6
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Intersection William/Burnham St and Elgin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-372-6846
Toll Free Phone 1-800-354-7051
Fax 905-372-6701
Primary Contact Intake Worker, Central Intake Unit; Phone: 905-372-6846 ext 2468

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