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Cornwall. Social and Housing Services. Cornwall - Pitt St. Ontario Works

Because of Canada Post's rotating strikes, clients can pick up their monthly Ontario Works check in person at the Cornwall Office (340 Pitt St) Fri Nov 30 or Mon Dec 3: 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm. ID will be required. Direct deposits will be scheduled as usual.
Financial Assistance Monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income * monthly drug benefit card * other services include: Employment Assistance Clients 18-65 years must participate in employment assistance activities unless they are living with a serious disability or illness, or caring for preschool children Managing Participation Community Placement -- volunteer placements * job search programs -- based on individual's skills, experience and circumstances * employment placement -- job matching service * basic education -- basic adult upgrading * high school upgrading * English as a Second Language (ESL) classes * literacy and basic skills * job skills training -- development of skills for specific jobs * on-the-job training * supports to self-employment -- referrals to self-employment programs Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) -- helps young parents finish high school, improve parenting skills, locate and maintain employment Other services Discretionary Benefits - may include dentures, emergency dental services, eyeglasses, health care supplies, medical transportation funds, prosthetic devices, funerals and burials * programs may vary by City or Municipality Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268 -- automated information and payment details, payment history, file status * information and announcements about Ontario Works * service not available to TTY users Welfare Fraud Hotline 1-800-394-7867 -- to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance Also offers a Homelessness Funding program, an Emergency Energy Fund program, and a Domiciliary Hostel


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Last updated:27-Feb-19
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340 Pitt St, Cornwall, ON K6H 5T9