Dufferin County Community Services

Financial Assistance

Record Details
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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 
• Basic Financial Assistance - Applicants who qualify for Ontario Works Assistance can receive money to help cover the cost of their basic needs (food, clothing, etc.) and shelter expenses  
• 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 living in Dufferin County. In order to assist with these costs, the person requesting the assistance must make the request prior to the funeral taking place 
 
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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
Languages English
Contact Information
Address & Map
30 Centre Street
Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1
 
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Intersection Centre Street and Broadway
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 519-941-6991
Fax 519-941-0271
Toll Free Phone 1-877-941-6991
E-Mail info@dufferincounty.ca
Website www.dufferincounty.ca/residents/financial-assistance
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
Subjects
Subjects Financial assistance ; Social assistance ; Welfare

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