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COVID-19 Service Change: All appointments will be completed over the telephone at 519-271-3773 ext 200, with signatures on the form required at a later date. A risk-based approach will be utilized for completing these intakes, as documents can be provided after the grant date unless there is clear evidence that the client may be ineligible due to excess earnings or assets.

Clients may submit documents via the drop boxes at the following locations:

  • City Hall Annex - 82 Erie St, Stratford
  • North Perth Municipal Office – 330 Wallace Ave N, Listowel

Social Services Department - Ontario Works

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City Hall Annex
82 Erie St
Stratford, ON
N5A 2M4
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519-271-3773 ext 200
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Numéro sans frais: 1-800-669-2948
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Télécopie: 519-271-5038
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Procédé et formulaires

Call, drop in or visit website

Admissibilité / population desservie

Adults and youth 16-65 years in financial need who meet eligibility requirements

Frais

Free

Contacts

Alex Burgess - Manager of Ontario Works
aburgess@stratford.ca
Kelly Stone - Supervisor of Social Services
kstone@stratford.ca

Langues

English

Zone(s) desservie(s)

Perth County

Accessibilité

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Description des services:

Social assistance program that provides employment assistance and financial support for basic needs

Financial Assistance - Income assistance for the cost of shelter and basic needs including food and clothing * also offers emergency assistance and discretionary benefits for special items of extreme need such as medical supplies (diabetic supplies, surgical supplies), medical travel and transportation, eye glasses, emergency dental, dentures, prosthetics and funerals

Employment Assistance - Supports to help people become and stay employed such as job search support, basic education, employment placement, skills training, community participation, participation in substance use recovery programs * financial assistance is provided to clients to cover certain related expenses such as bus transportation, child care and clothing * services provided by local Employment Resource Centres

Emergency Homelessness - People and families in need of emergency housing should contact the Ontario Works office during regular work hours * outside of normal business hours, contact Shelterlink at 519-272-2294
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