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The programs of the Ministry of Children, 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:

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Social Assistance

Social Assistance

Important Updates for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works (OW) recipients

July 31, 2018: Ontario's Government for the People to Reform Social Assistance to Help More People Get Back on Track

April 24, 2018: Helping People Get Ahead and Stay Ahead

Family Responsibility Office

Family Responsibilty Office

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

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