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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-382-8220
Toll Free Phone Gananoque 1-866-880-8284 ; Brockville 1-800-267-8146
Fax 613-382-7599
E-Mail alison.tutak@uclg.on.ca
Website www.leedsgrenville.com
Primary Contact Kimberly Little, Manager of Integrated Program Delivery; Phone: 613-342-3840 ext 2385; Email: kimberly.little@uclg.on.ca
Primary Executive Alison Tutak, Director, Community and Social Services
Address & Map
375 Williams St S, Suite 100
Gananoque, ON K7G 1T2
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Financial assistance and employment supports including training and skills development, academic upgrading and work placements

Financial Assistance

Monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income * monthly drug benefit * other services include:

Employment and Participation benefits -- cover costs related to starting a job or placement or education * Families with Children -- child care start-up costs * Health-Related Benefits -- may include emergency dental services, eyeglasses, special diet allowance, health care supplies, medical transportation funds, prosthetic devices, funerals and burials

Employment Assistance

Clients 18-65 years who are not caring for pre-school age children or who do not have a serious disability or illness must participate in employment assistance activities

Community Participation -- 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 * 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:

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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Brockville ; Gananoque ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Prescott
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Youth and adults 16 years and older in financial need, and employable youth 16-17 years in financial need who cannot live at home but are attending school or seeking employment * financial need is determined by a review of income, assets and living expenses * Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) -- parents 16-21 years
Application To apply for Ontario Works, call 1-800-770-2170 ext 2129 * visit www.ontario.ca/socialassistance
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal - United Counties of Leeds and Grenville ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services
Date Updated 25 Jul 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ~ Teenage Parents ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance ; Emergency Dental Care ; English as a Second Language ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; General Dentistry ~ Youth ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Job Information ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Mortgage Payment Assistance ; Moving Expense Assistance ; Prejob Guidance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Rent Payment Assistance ; Supportive Housing Expense Assistance ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Welfare to Work Programs

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