Ontario Works Program

Ontario provincial program that provides temporary financial and employment assistance for people who are in financial need.

Assistance includes:

  • monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs, and income
  • prescription drug coverage under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program
  • health benefits may include dentures, emergency dental services, eyeglasses, prosthetic devices, funerals, and burials
  • employment start-up benefit
Organizations that offer this Service
Ontario Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30

Tuesday:
8:30-16:30

Wednesday:
8:30-16:30

Thursday:
8:30-16:30

Friday:
8:30-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Toll-Free Number: 1-855-999-8729
Website: www.hamilton.ca
Eligibility

Open to all Ontario residents age 18 and older who are in financial need.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
French
Application Instructions

Apply online through the website of call the local office for more information.

ON211 Regional Partner
Findhelp Information Services
Last Full Update
March 10, 2021