Changes to Your Benefits
As part of the 2013 Ontario budget, the provincial government announced a number of changes to social assistance programs. The following information sheets provide detailed information about these changes. If you have any questions about these changes please speak to your case manager or employment counsellor.
Social Assistance Fact Sheets (provided by the Ministry of Ontario):
If you qualify, Ontario Works can provide you with money to help you cover the cost of your basic needs (i.e. food) & housing costs. The amount of money you may receive from Ontario Works will depend on your:
- family size
- and housing costs.
Calculating the amount of money you may get is complicated. Watch our Earning Exemptions Video for help!
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Ontario Works provides a number of benefits for you and your dependents.
See the Discretionary Benefits Summary for more details.
Sport & Recreation Subsidy for Children and Youth
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A Desktop Orientation presentation is completed with all new applicants during the verification interview. It provides a brief overview of the Ontario Works program highlighting the client's rights and responsibilities and information regarding employment and financial assistance.