Contact Information
Office Phone 519-631-9350
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-4362
Fax 519-631-1824
Website stthomas.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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Adults and youth 16-65 years in financial need who meet eligibility requirements
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Primary Executive Elizabeth Sebestyen, Acting Director; Phone: 519-631-9350 ext 7126; Email: esebestyen@stthomas.ca
Funding Muncipal - St Thomas ; Provincial - MCSS ; Regional - Elgin County
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
423 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON N5P 1C1
Intersection Talbot St and Mary St W
Accessibility Fully Accessible