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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Ontario Works

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Description
  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment
Participants can access a variety of programs and support services including but not limited to:
  • Child Care
  • Clothing Needs
  • Community Placement Program
  • Discretionary Benefits
  • Drug Benefits
  • Employment Resource Centre
  • Employment Start-up Costs
  • Enhanced Employment Placement Program
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Learning, Earning and Parenting
  • National Child Benefit Reinvestment Funding
  • Non-Sars Funeral Funding
  • Pay-Direct to Landlord
  • Special Diets Allowance
  • Transportation
Eligibility
Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Individuals must:
  • be a resident of Ontario
  • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food and housing costs
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment
  • sign a Participation Agreement

Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including:
  • Assets
  • Family size
  • Housing costs
  • Income
Application Process
The following documentation is required to complete application:
  • Copy of Canada Child Benefit statement (for children under 18 years of age)
  • Copy of mortgage or rental agreement
  • Health card
  • Information about assets owned, such as a Registered Retirement Savings Plan,
  • Information about other income and money, such as a pension
  • Proof of identity, such as birth certificate
  • Proof of Social Insurance Number
  • Recent bank statement for all bank accounts
  • Record of Employment and/or most recent pay stubs
Office
705-859-3158 - Ontario Works
Fax
705-859-3544
Web Site
https://www.wiikwemkoong.ca/
Mailing Address
PO Box 112
c/o Wikwemikong Administration
Wikwemikong, ON, P0P 2J0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Carmen Ominika Manitowabi, Receptionist
Ontario Works Administrator
Shelley Trudeau
Email: strudeau@wiikwemkoong.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed application package required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 27, 2022
Address
Wikwemikong Ontario Works, 11 King St
Wiikwemkoong First Nation, ON, P0P 2J0
  • Ontario Works office is located at King St near Wikwemikong Nursing Home
  • Closest intersection is at King St and Fox Lake Rd

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 to 1600
Tue
0800 to 1600
Wed
0800 to 1600
Thu
0800 to 1600
Fri
0800 to 1600

Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Wikwemikong