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Halton. Social and Community Services

Site: Oakville Site - Employment and Social Services Division

Service: Ontario Works

Record #: OAK0911
Last Full Update: 01 Feb 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-338-9088
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Primary Contact Margaret Jasinski, Manager, Social Services; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 2795; Email:
Alternate Contact Silvana Mazzotta, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 2715; Email:

Agency Information

Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Jodi Guilmette, Director, Employment & Social Services; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 2730
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 Oakville
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 Apply online or call 3-1-1
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Interpreters for other languages provided as required.
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Oakville Corporate Centre
690 Dorval Dr, 7th Flr
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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Intersection Dorval Dr and Wyecroft Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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