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Hastings County
Community and Human Services
Ontario Works

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Community Services Provider * Administers Ontario Works, Social Housing and Children Services * Ontario Works provides employment & financial assistance to qualified applicants * Social Housing provides access to affordable housing to qualified applicants based on availability * Children Services provides Child Care listings, subsidies, before & after school programming information & parent resources.
Eligibility
Employable youth ages 16-17 year(s) and up who cannot live at home but are attending school or seeking employment. Financial need is determined by a review of income, liquid assets and living expenses. Youth and Adults 18 - 65 years who are not caring for pre-school age children or who do not have a serious disability or illness must participate in employment assistance activities and meet financial criteria. Each member of the household must meet at least one of the following criteria: member is a Canadian Citizen, member has made an application for status as a permanent resident under the immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada), or member has made a claim for refugee protection under the immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada), member is able to live independently and make own arrangements for supportive services. See Hastings County website for detailed information http://www.hastingscounty.com/services/community-and-human-services

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) - 65 year(s);
Application Process
To Apply for Ontario Works dial 613-771-9630 or Toll free at 1-866-414-0300You can also apply on-line at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance or http://www.hastingscounty.com/services/social-services/ontario-works
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None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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(20) Regional Government
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Last Verified On January 31, 2020

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