Child Care Supplement for Working Families
If you are in a low-to-middle income family and you have children under age seven, the Ontario Child Care Supplement for working families can provide you with assistance for childcare.
Call toll-free at 1-866-668-8297 or 1-800-263-7776
Disability Pension: Ontario Disability Support Plan (ODSP)
Provides long term financial assistance and services for adults with a disability age 18 + years. Call the ODSP office at the number below or visit the website for information regarding eligibility and referrals.
270 Erie Street East, P.O. Box 1810 Station A, Windsor, ON N9A 7E3
Phone: 519-254-1651 | Fax 519-255-1152
Ontario Works: The City of Windsor Office
The Ontario Works Act, through the Province of Ontario’s Ministry of Community and Social Services provides the framework for the provision of employment and basic financial assistance to persons in need. The City of Windsor’s Employment and Social Services Department delivers Ontario Works to residents of Windsor and Essex County. Any legal resident may apply for financial and employment assistance regardless of citizenship or length of residence. This is a needs-tested program. The amount of assistance is based on the Ontario Works Act Regulations, family size, age of dependents and other income received. Everyone receiving social assistance also receives coverage for prescription drugs. Discretionary Benefits are given for certain extraordinary expenses. They may pay for surgical supplies, dental services, etc.
In Windsor call 519-255-5200
In Leamington call 519-946-9988
Unemployed Help Centre of Windsor
To assist the individual with various concerns brought about through unemployment, which includes a food bank; an emergency food assistance program for individuals and families living on low or fixed incomes
6955 Cantelon Dr, Windsor, ON N8T 3J9
Phone: 519-944-4900 | Fax: 519-944-9184
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Website: www.uhc.ca