If you are in temporary financial need, Ontario Works can:

  • provide you with money, and
  • help you find a job.

To be eligible to receive help from Ontario Works, you must:

  • live in Ontario
  • need money right away to help pay for food and housing costs, and
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help you find a job.

How Ontario Works can help you

If you qualify, Ontario Works can provide you with:

You may also receive health benefits for yourself and your family, including drug and dental coverage. Additional benefits may also be available to you.

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