|Record #: KGN3778||Last Full Update: 02 Feb 2020|
|Primary Executive||Stacey Ferguson, Administrator; Fax: 613-932-9930|
|Address & Map|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 877
340 Pitt St
Cornwall, ON K6H 5T9
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 (28 April 2020) While all facilities are closed to the public, staff continue to work remotely. Residents can reach the service or staff by phone at 613-933-6282 ext 3305 or via email by completing the link on the website.
More detailed information and updates are available on their website.
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
|Hours||COVID-19 -- Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Youth and adults 18 years and over in financial need * employable youth 16-17 years in financial need who cannot live at home but are attending school or seeking employment (funds must be managed by a trustee, guardian or agency) * financial need is determined by a review of income, liquid assets and living expenses * Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) -- parents 16-21 years * Employment Resource Centre -- open to all
|Application||To apply for Ontario Works, call or visit www.ontario.ca/socialassistance
To find the Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program office that serves an address, click here.
|Languages||English ; French|
|Bus Route Notes||Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule|
|Legal Status||(20) Regional Government|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal ; Provincial|
|Date Updated||02 Feb 2020|
|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 ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; English as a Second Language ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; General Dentistry ~ Youth ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Job Information ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; 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 ; Utility Assistance ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Welfare to Work Programs|