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The various benefits you and your family may be eligible for.
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I never thought I would be unemployed but due to Provincial and Federal job cuts, that’s where I found myself. As a well-educated university graduate, I couldn’t find work, and I was also ashamed and reluctant to seek out help. But with bills to pay, I found myself in urgent need of social assistance. I soon found myself with no other choice but to seek out help from Ontario Works.
After applying to the Ontario Works program, I was able to obtain immediate financial assistance that permitted me to meet my direct short term financial needs and I was referred to a Coordinator to assist in my job search. Within a period of less than a month, I was able to obtain two part-time positions. This was no fluke, but rather the direct result of the assistance I received during a time of duress and uncertainty.
Promotes access to high quality early learning, child care and support for families.
Funds and administers social housing programs and works to prevent homelessness.
Provides land ambulance services and administers the supply and use of Public Access Defibrillators.