Dufferin County Community Services

Financial Assistance

Record #: CWL0385
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 13 Oct 2023

Description & Services

Description Temporary financial assistance programs:  
•Ontario Works-helps people who are in temporary financial need. This program offers both financial and employment assistance 
•Temporary Care Assistance-refers to assistance that is available to an adult who is caring for a child who is not their natural or adopted child, and they are not receiving money to provide for the child's basic needs from another agency, such as the Children's Aid Society 
•Funeral and Burial-may be available to assist with the costs associated with the funeral and burial of social assistance recipients and low-income individuals. In order to assist with these costs, the person requesting the assistance must make the request prior to the funeral taking place 
Call or visit website for details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Residents of Dufferin County * need money right away to help pay for food and housing costs
Application The application process is started with an online application or by telephone interview. For funerals and burials call 519-941-6991 ext 2005 or 2016
Fees For some programs
Languages English

Contact Information

Address & Map
30 Centre Street
Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1
View Google Map
Intersection Dawson Rd and Broadway
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 519-941-6991
Fax 519-941-0271
E-Mail communityservicesinfo@dufferincounty.ca
Website https://www.dufferincounty.ca/services/income-employment-support
Primary Contact Christa Jewell, Supervisor, Ontario Works; Email: cjewell@dufferincounty.ca
Alternate Contact Angela Pollard, Office Coordinator; Email: apollard@dufferincounty.ca

Other Details

Established 1985
Funding Provincial
Service Level (20) Regional Government

Every effort is made to ensure that the information in this database is accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive. Community Information Partners Peel cannot assume liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality.