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Description and Services
Description (Service) Financial assistance and employment supports including training and skills development, academic upgrading and work placements

Financial Assistance

Monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income * monthly drug benefit card * other services include:

Employment and Participation beneifts -- covers costs related to starting a job or work placement * Families with Children -- child care start-up costs Health-Related Benefits -- may include emergency dental services, eyeglasses, special diet allowance, health care supplies, medical transportation funds, prosthetic devices, funerals and burials

Employment Assistance

Clients 18-65 years who are not caring for pre-school age children or who do not have a serious disability or illness must participate in employment assistance activities

Community Participation -- volunteer placements * Job Search Programs -- based on individual’s skills, experience and circumstances * Employment Placement -- job matching service * Basic Education -- basic adult upgrading * high school upgrading * literacy and basic skills * Job Skills Training -- development of skills for specific jobs * on-the-job training * Supports to Self-Employment -- referrals to self-employment programs

Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) -- helps young parents finish high school, improve parenting skills, locate and maintain employment

Other services:

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268 -- automated information and payment details, payment history, file status * information and announcements about Ontario Works * service not available to TTY users

Welfare Fraud Hotline 1-800-394-7867 -- to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Youth and adults 18 years and over in financial need * employable youth 16-17 years in financial need who cannot live at home but are attending school or seeking employment (funds must be managed by a trustee, guardian or agency) * financial need is determined by a review of income, assets and living expenses * Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) parents 16-21 years
Application To apply for Ontario Works, call the main office 1-800-267-8146 or visit www.ontario.ca/socialassistance

To find the Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program office that serves an address, click here.
Languages English ; French
Fees None ; Social assistance recipients are expected to obtain any financial resource available to them as a condition of receiving benefits including child and spousal support
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ~ Teenage Parents ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance ; Emergency Dental Care ; English as a Second Language ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; General Dentistry ~ Youth ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Job Information ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Prejob Guidance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Welfare to Work Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-925-0001
Toll Free Phone Prescott 1-800-406-0420 * Brockville 1-800-267-8146
E-Mail kimberly.little@uclg.on.ca
Website www.leedsgrenville.com
Primary Contact Kimberly Little, Manager, Integrated Program Delivery; Phone: 613-342-3840 ext 2385
Primary Executive Alison Tutak, Director, Community and Social Services; Phone: 613-342-3840 ext 2305
Names
Alternate Name Integrated Program Delivery Department ; Ontario Works Prescott Satellite Office ; Ontario Works, Social Housing, Leeds and Grenville ; OW
Former Name Leeds and Grenville. Community and Social Services (23 Jun 2009) ; Leeds and Grenville. United Counties of (14 Apr 2007)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Prescott
Address & Map
360 King St W
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0
 
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Intersection West St and King St W
Mailing Address c/o Integrated Program Delivery Program 
United Counties of Leeds and Grenville 
25 Central Ave W, Suite 200 
Brockville, ON K6V 4N6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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