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Alternate Name OW
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Cornwall
Address & Map
340 Pitt St
Cornwall, ON K6H 5T9
 
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Intersection Pitt St and 3rd St W
Mailing Address PO Box 877 
340 Pitt St 
Cornwall, ON K6H 5T9
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Financial Assistance 
Monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income * monthly drug benefit card * other services include: 
 
Employment Assistance 
Clients 18-65 years must participate in employment assistance activities unless they are living with a serious disability or illness, or caring for preschool children 
 
Managing Participation 
Community Placement -- 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 * English as a Second Language (ESL) classes * 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 
Discretionary Benefits – may include dentures, emergency dental services, eyeglasses, health care supplies, medical transportation funds, prosthetic devices, funerals and burials * programs may vary by City or Municipality 
 
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 
 
Also offers a Homelessness Funding program, an Emergency Energy Fund program, and a Domiciliary Hostel
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry 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, liquid assets and living expenses * Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) -- parents 16-21 years * Employment Resource Centre -- open to all
Application To apply for Ontario Works, call 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
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 ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; English as a Second Language ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; General Dentistry ~ Youth ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Job Information ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Mortgage Payment Assistance ; Moving Expense Assistance ; Prejob Guidance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Rent Payment Assistance ; Supportive Housing Expense Assistance ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Utility Assistance ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Welfare to Work Programs
Waiting List Yes - length varies according to program
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-933-6282
Fax 613-932-6969
E-Mail cmsm@cornwall.ca
Website www.cornwall.ca
Primary Executive Stacey Ferguson, Administrator, Social and Housing Services; Fax: 613-932-9930
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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