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Organization: St Thomas-Elgin Ontario Works  
Phone Numbers: 519-631-9350
Toll-Free: 1-800-265-4362
Fax: 519-631-1824
Website: stthomas.ca/content/ontario-works
Address:
423 Talbot St
St Thomas, ON
N5P 1C1
Intersection: Talbot St and Mary St W
Location: Central Elgin
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Barbara Arbuckle - Director
519-631-9350 ext 7128 * barbuckle@stthomas.ca
Service Description: Social assistance program that provides employment assistance and financial support for basic needs

Financial Assistance - Short term income assistance for the cost of shelter and basic needs including food and clothing * also offers emergency assistance and discretionary benefits for special items of extreme need such as: medical supplies (diabetic supplies, surgical supplies), medical travel and transportation, eye glasses, emergency dental, dentures, prosthetics and funerals

Employment Assistance - Supports to help people become and stay employed include job search support, basic education, employment placement, skills training, community participation, participation in substance abuse recovery programs, etc. * financial assistance is provided to clients to cover certain related expenses such as bus transportation, child care and clothing * services provided by local Employment Resource Centres

Child Care - Child care fee subsidy program for children based on income

Family Support Program - Assists Ontario Works recipients to obtain child and spousal support payments
 
Learning, Earning, and Parenting (LEAP) Program - Supports to help parents complete high school, enhance their parenting skills, and prepare them to enter the workforce

Related Website:
Fees: Free
Application: Call or visit website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults and youth 16-65 years in financial need who meet eligibility requirements
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: St Thomas and Elgin (Map)
See Also: Child Care - Subsidy
Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance for Children and Families

This information was last completely updated on 12/30/2013

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