Ontario Works is a program which provides financial and employment assistance to people in financial need. The County of Simcoe Ontario Works Department delivers this program to eligible residents of the County of Simcoe and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Please see the links below for information on the types of assistance and benefits that are available through the Ontario Works Department:
Other available benefits for people who are currently on social assistance:
For further information regarding human services please refer to 211, a free, confidential, province-wide helpline that simplifies finding support and community services for Ontario residents. 211 is accessible by telephone anytime by dialing 2-1-1 or through the Internet.
Click here to learn more about 211.
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Visit immigration.simcoe.ca to learn about Simcoe County and to connect with your community. Explore the Simcoe County Immigration Portal to learn more about feeling welcome, living, working , learning, and doing business in Simcoe County.