District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board

Ontario Works

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals
  • Provides support and assistance to program participants in meeting their participation responsibilities
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment
Participants can access a variety of programs and support services including but not limited to:
  • Child Care
  • Clothing Needs
  • Community Placement Program
  • Discretionary Benefits
  • Drug Benefits
  • Employment Resource Centre
  • Employment Start-up Costs
  • Enhanced Employment Placement Program
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Learning, Earning and Parenting
  • Pay-Direct to Landlord
  • Special Diets Allowance
  • Transportation
Comments
If difficulty is experienced applying online contact Service Ontario at 1-855-231-1255
Eligibility
Individuals must:
  • be 16 years of age and older
  • be a resident of Ontario
  • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food and housing costs
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment
  • sign a Participation Agreement

Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including:
  • Assets
  • Family size
  • Housing costs
  • Income
Application Process
Individuals can apply online or by contacting the office
Toll Free
1-800-627-2944
Office
705-647-7447
Toll Free
1-800-808-2268 - Interactive Voice Responce (IVR)
Toll Free
1-800-394-7867 - Welfare Fraud Hotline
Fax
705-647-5267
Web Site
Visit Website
Mailing Address
PO Box 6006
New Liskeard, ON, P0J 1P0
Canada
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
The following documentation is required to complete application:
  • Copy of Canada Child Benefit statement (for children under 18 years of age)
  • Copy of mortgage or rental agreement
  • Health card
  • Information about assets owned, such as a Registered Retirement Savings Plan,
  • Information about other income and money, such as a pension
  • Proof of identity, such as birth certificate
  • Proof of immigration status, if required
  • Proof of Social Insurance Number
  • Recent bank statement for all bank accounts
  • Record of Employment and/or most recent pay stubs
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
April 27, 2021
Address
290 Armstrong St
Temiskaming Shores, ON, P0J 1P0
Located at Armstrong St near Hessle Ave
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Timiskaming District