Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services

Site: Vaughan - Community Services and Housing

Service: Ontario Works

Record Details
Alternate Name OW
Office Phone 905-660-4882
Toll Free Phone 1-877-464-9675
TTY Phone 1-866-512-6228
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/ow/index.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioSocialServices
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/onsocialservice
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OntarioSocialService
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Offers three types of assistance: 
 
* Financial assistance, including: income support to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter; health benefits for clients and their families 
 
* Employment assistance to help clients find, prepare for and keep a job * this assistance may include: workshops on resume writing and interviewing; job counselling; job-specific training; and access to basic education, so clients can finish high school or improve their language skills 
 
* Emergency assistance: for people who are in a crisis or an emergency situation, have lost their homes, are leaving an abusive relationship and/or are worried about their safety
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Dates Year Round
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility To be eligible for Ontario Works, individuals must live in Ontario, need money right away to help pay for food and shelter, and be willing to take part in activities that will help them find a job
Application The application process can be started either online, by phone or in person * call or visit the office, or complete the Online Application for Social Assistance online
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Access York 1-677-464-9675
Fees None
Located In Community Vaughan
Address & Map
9060 Jane St
Vaughan, ON L4K 0G5
Intersection Jane St and Rutherford Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Contact for specific details of accessibility
Service Categories Housing Expense Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Welfare to Work Programs

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