Halton. Social and Community Services Department

Site: Oakville - 690 Dorval Dr - 7th Floor - Employment and Social Services Division

Service: Ontario Works Halton

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Record #: OAK0911 Last Full Update: 28 Jan 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameOW
Contact Information
Office Phone3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866
After Hours Phone905-825-6000
TDD Phone905-827-9833
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Primary ContactChristine Georger, Manager, Social Services; Email: christine.georger@halton.ca
Alternate ContactFay Gray, Administrative Assistant; Email: fay.gray@halton.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameHalton. Social and Community Services Department
Legal Status(20) Regional Government ; (30) Provincial Government
Primary ExecutiveJanice Sheehy, Director, Employment Housing & Social Services; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 2730
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial
Service Information
Description (Service)A program that provides temporary financial assistance to individuals returning to the workforce. 
* the goal of the program is to help people gain employment and independence 
If you qualify, Ontario Works Halton can also provide: 
Financial Assistance  
* to help cover the cost of basic needs like food and housing  
* you may also be eligible to receive other benefits including: prescription drug and dental coverage * eye glasses * diabetic supplies * moving/eviction costs * employment-related costs  
* the amount you receive depends on your family size, income, assets and housing costs  
Employment Assistance  
* help to prepare for and find a job: education programs * job specific skills training * literacy training * learning/earning/parenting (LEAP) * employment placements * community placements 
Ontario Works offices in Halton 
Welfare Fraud Hotline 416-392-8980 -- to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region - service locations in Oakville, Burlington, Georgetown and Milton
Eligibilityto be eligible to receive help from Ontario Works you must 
* live in Ontario  
* need money right away to help pay for food and housing costs  
* be willing to take part in activities that will help you find a job
ApplicationYou can apply by calling 311 or apply online
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Located In CommunityHalton Region
Address & Map
Oakville Corporate Centre
690 Dorval Dr, 7th Flr
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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IntersectionDorval Dr and QEW
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesProvincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Welfare to Work Programs
Other Details
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