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Halton. Social and Community Services

Site: Burlington Site - Employment and Social Services Division

Service: Ontario Works

Record #: OAK0258
Last Full Update: 05 Oct 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone Call to arrange an appointment 905-825-6000
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
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Primary Contact Christine Peto, Supervisor, Social Services, Halton Region; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 4529; Fax: 905-634-6633; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A program that provides temporary financial assistance to individuals returning to the workforce

If you qualify, Ontario Works Halton can also provide:

Financial Assistance -- to help cover the cost of basic needs like food and housing

  • you may also be eligible to receive other benefits including: prescription drug and dental coverage, eye glasses, diabetic supplies, moving costs and employment-related costs
  • the amount received depends on family size, income, assets and housing costs

Employment Assistance -- help to prepare for and find a job including:

  • education programs
  • literacy training
  • learning/earning/parenting (LEAP)
  • job specific skills training
  • employment placements
  • community placements

Welfare Fraud Hotline 416-392-8980 -- to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility To be eligible to receive help from Ontario Works you must
  • live in Ontario
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help you find a job
  • meet all other eligibility criteria
Application Call 905-825-6000 to arrange an appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Interpreters for other languages provided as required.
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
440 Elizabeth St, 2nd Flr
Burlington, ON L7R 2M1
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Intersection Elizabeth St and James St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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