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:

Chair of Soldiers' Aid Commission passes at 93

We are saddened to report that Bill Smith, Chair of the Soldiers’ Aid Commission of Ontario, has passed away. Read more.

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Developmental Services

Read Spotlight on Transformation, December 16, 2014 issue - An Extraordinary Year for Developmental Services

Video: Minister Jaczek unveils plaque to honour former Rideau Regional Centre residents


Family Responsibility Office

FRO helps families in Ontario get the support payments they are entitled to by enforcing court-ordered support responsibilities.

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