Education Support

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We can support you to get your grade 12 diploma. It doesn't matter your age or situation, we can help. You can receive Ontario Works and reach this goal.

Learning, Earning and Parenting Program

Learning Earning and Parenting (L.E.A.P.) is required for parents under 18 receiving Ontario Works and is available for single parents or couples under age 25 with children.


  • help to find and pay for childcare
  • help finding education programs to reach your goal of a Grade 12 diploma
  • help with money for school supplies
  • cover transportation costs to and from school and childcare


  • get advice and financial help as you work toward your goals
  • take part in workshops and training to get job ready
  • help to find a part-time or summer job


  • helpful parenting programs
  • fun programs for young children that supports healthy development
  • community contacts that will help you and your child

When you reach your goal you will get:

  • a bursary for post-secondary education or training for $500
  • money to be held in trust for your child's future education