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Department of Social Services


* MyBenefits online service for Ontario Works

Link directs you to:


A new online service for social assistance recipients.
Fast. Easy. Secure.
Get payment information, view letters and report income or address changes – anytime, anywhere, and on any device.
You can use the 
MyBenefits(link is external) service if you have an email address. Register today at is external)
For more information talk to your Caseworker or call the MyBenefits Info Line at 1 888 999-6130 (Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm)


Office Hours
: 8:30am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday

Lanark County is the Municipal Service Manager responsible for the administration of Social Services in our area. It manages programs for Ontario Works, Children’s Services, Social Housing, Developmental Support Services and other community programs.

Lanark County offers a variety of programs and services to families and individuals that require support.

All services are provided at our main administration building at 99 Christie Lake Road, Perth, ON, however please check Contacts & Locations for Satellite office service and hours of operation.

•  An Inclusive Community-Together we're better
•  Compassion & Appreciation-Everyone's story matters
•  Collaboration & Collective Energy-Together we're stronger

We envision a community where all people are respected and supported to live empowered and fulfilled lives.

Our purpose is to provide guidance, support and resources to the people of Lanark County, to promote empowered and fulfilled lives.