St Thomas-Elgin Ontario Works

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Record #: LON4732 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 01 Dec 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-631-9350
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-4362
Fax519-631-1824
Websitestthomas.ca/content/ontario-works
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)Social assistance program that provides employment assistance and financial support for basic needs

Financial Assistance - Short term income assistance for the cost of shelter and basic needs including food and clothing * also offers emergency assistance and discretionary benefits for special items of extreme need such as: medical supplies (diabetic supplies, surgical supplies), medical travel and transportation, eye glasses, emergency dental, dentures, prosthetics and funerals

Employment Assistance - Supports to help people become and stay employed include job search support, basic education, employment placement, skills training, community participation, participation in substance abuse recovery programs, etc. * financial assistance is provided to clients to cover certain related expenses such as bus transportation, child care and clothing * services provided by local Employment Resource Centres

Child Care - Child care fee subsidy program for children based on income

Family Support Program - Assists Ontario Works recipients to obtain child and spousal support payments

Learning, Earning, and Parenting (LEAP) Program - Supports to help parents complete high school, enhance their parenting skills, and prepare them to enter the workforce
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedElgin County
BoundariesElgin
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Adults and youth 16-65 years in financial need who meet eligibility requirements
ApplicationCall or visit website
LanguagesEnglish
FeesFree
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveElizabeth Sebestyen, Acting Director; Phone: 519-631-9350 ext 7126; Email: esebestyen@stthomas.ca
FundingMuncipal - St Thomas ; Provincial - MCSS ; Regional - Elgin County
Agency Services
Site Information
Site LocationCentral Elgin
Located In CommunitySt Thomas
Address & Map
423 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1C1
IntersectionTalbot St and Mary St W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Topics
Service CategoriesChild Care Expense Assistance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Welfare to Work Programs