Who is eligible?
To be eligible for Ontario Works, you must:
How we assess your eligibility
We look at two aspects when we assess your eligibility:
When you apply to Ontario Works, you will need to give us information about your:
Ontario Works staff will use this information to decide if you are financially eligible.
Then we help you come up with a plan to find work and/or improve your skills. These activities are written up in your Participation Agreement.
You will have to sign an Application for Financial Assistance and a Participation Agreement to be eligible for Ontario Works.