Lambton (County of). Municipal Services

Site: Sarnia - Christina St N

Service: Ontario Works - Learning, Earning and Parenting Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-344-2057, ext. 2344
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-2882
Fax 519-344-2023
Website www.lambtononline.com/ontario_works
Primary Contact Jane Dalziel, Manager
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Employment support program designed for young parents who are in need of extra support to complete high school, find employment and enhance their parenting skills. 
 
LEAP Participants agree to participate in all three activities, which include: 
Attending an approved program of education to obtain their OSSD , Employment programs and workshops and Parenting programs and workshops
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Closed all statutory holidays
Areas Served Lambton County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 25 year(s) 
 
LEAP is mandatory for: 
 
16 and 17 year old parents in receipt of Ontario Works  
16 and 17 year old parents living at home with parents who are receiving Ontario Works 
 
LEAP is strongly encouraged for those who have not completed their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and are: 
 
16 – 25 year old parents who are living at home, and Ontario Works assistance is paid on behalf of their dependent child only  
18 – 25 year old parents in receipt of Ontario Works  
18 – 25 year old parents who are living at home, and their parents are in receipt of Ontario Works assistance
Application Application process required * Intake process * Needs assessment required * 
A range of supports are available to LEAP parents and can include assistance for such things as transportation, school supplies, tutoring and child care as well as having priority access to subsidized child care.
Languages English ; French ; Spanish
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Sheri Bernier, Admin Assistant
Funding Provincial
Site Information
Site Location Lambton Shared Services - Bayside Centre
Located In Community Sarnia
Address & Map
Bayside Centre
150 Christina St N, Main Flr
Sarnia, ON N7T 8H3
Intersection Christina St and George St
Bus Routes Route 1 - Confederation ; Route 2 - Devine ; Route 3 - Wellington ; Route 4 - Maxwell ; Route 9 - Exmouth ; Route 10 - S. Vidal ; Route 12 - Point Edward
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, entrance, washrooms, elevator ; Elevator is located at the North end of the Mall along with an escalator from the parking garage entrance.

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