Please note that January payments will be delivered by cheque or direct deposit by December 31, 2015.
Ontario Works Rate Changes
The Ontario Works Basic Needs & Shelter amount changed as of November 1, 2015. Please view our Flyer for more information.
Helping with money for housing, food & some personal needs.
Support for child care, wage subsidy & special needs funding.
Assistance with job searching & skills building.
Providing emergency shelter and financial supports.
Food & Shelter
"Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of
himself and his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary
social services. "
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 25, December 10, 1948
You are not alone!
"Over 300,000 people in Ontario have had to rely on local food banks for nutrition. In Peterborough, over 9,000 other people, just like you don't have enough to eat."