The Ontario Works program provides income and employment assistance for residents of Ontario who are in need of temporary financial assistance.
Eligibility is based on numerous factors such as family size, income and assets, accommodation costs and your willingness to participate in approved activities.
To find more information on how to apply for social assistance click here.
Ontario Works rates may be found here.
If you qualify for Ontario Works, you may also be eligible to receive a variety of other benefits such as:
- prescription drug and dental coverage
- diabetic supplies
- employment-related costs