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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-525-0628
Fax 613-525-5929
E-Mail cmsm@cornwall.ca
Website www.cornwall.ca
Primary Contact Anne-Marie Fobert, Supervisor; Phone: 613-525-0628 ext 145
Address & Map
60 Anik St, Suite 100
Alexandria, ON K0C 1A0
 
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Description & Services
Description (Service) 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, and may be available to non-Ontario Works recipients upon income assessment 
 
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 
 
Utility Assistance available for individuals on Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), as well as individuals who are not receiving social assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served North Glengarry ; South Glengarry
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 receive held regarding utility assistance, individuals on Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) can drop in with their utility bill and fill out a pink form (OW) or a green form (ODSP) * individuals who are not receiving social assistance can call the office for an appointment to fill out the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI) application to see if they qualify for assistance
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Date Updated 03 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 ~ Youth ~ 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 ; 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

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