Hamilton. Ontario Works
Central Office

Provides financial and employment assistance to individuals and families in need. Operates as a division of the Healthy & Safe Communities Department of the City of Hamilton.

Services include:

Applications for Ontario Works assistance and emergency assistance

Ongoing Ontario Works case management

Connection to community agencies/organizations

Employment counselling and referral

The Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) program is part of Ontario Works and managed by Children's and Home Management Services, another division of the Community & Emergency Services Department.

Locations:

Ontario Works Central Office

250 Main St E

Hamilton ON L8N 1H6

On bus routes

(1) KING

(5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK

Ontario Works Mountain Office

1550 Upper James St, Unit 14A

Hamilton ON L9B 2L6

On bus routes

(27) UPPER JAMES

(35) COLLEGE

(44) RYMAL

Ontario Works East End Office

2255 Barton St E, Unit 3

Hamilton ON L8H 7T4

On bus routes

(2) BARTON

(4) BAYFRONT

Ontario Works is a program of the provincial government that is delivered in Hamilton by the municipal government. Learn more about the provincial program at http://www.ontario.ca/socialassistance.

Ontario Works Central Office
250 Main St E
Hamilton, ON
L8N 1H6
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Phone: 905-546-4800 Provincial fraud hotline: 1-800-394-7867
TTY: 905-546-2480

Eligibility

Age 16 years to 65 years; Individuals in financial need * employable youth 16-17 years who cannot live at home and are attending school or seeking employment (funds must be managed by a trustee, guardian or agency) * financial need is determined by a review of income, liquid assets, and living expenses * Employment Resource Centre: open to all

Application

Apply online or by phone.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English

Primary Contact Person

Bonnie Elder, Director

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Provincial Government