The programs of the Ministry of Community and Social Services help to build communities that are resilient, inclusive and sustained by the economic and civic contributions of all Ontarians. Our major programs are:
Please click on the links to learn more about our services.
Guided by recommendations from the Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario, the government is now taking initial steps to improve the province’s social assistance system. In the 2013 Budget, the government proposed changes to social assistance programs.
The 2013 Ontario Budget includes a new annual investment of $42.5M in developmental services.
FRO helps families in Ontario get the support payments they are entitled to by enforcing court-ordered support responsibilities.