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Ontario Works

OBJECTIVE: To provide temporary financial and employment assistance for those experiencing difficulties.

Eligibility requirements:

-Must be a member of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation

-Must need money right away for help with food and shelter costs

-Must be willing to participate in employment activities that will help you find a job

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: If you qualify for Ontario Works, our office can provide you with money to help you cover the costs of your shelter and basic needs (i.e. food). The amount of financial assistance you may receive from Ontario Works depends upon the following:

-Family size



-Housing costs

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE: Ontario Works can give you practical help to prepare you for and find a job by:

-Working with you to determine what you need to become employed

-Helping you develop a plan based on your skills, experience and circumstances

If you require more information regarding MNCFN Ontario Works and how to apply, please contact Lindsay Sault at 905-768-1181 ext. 225 to book an appointment.

The Ontario Works Employment Support Assistant can be reached at 905-768-1181 ext. 242.


-Temporary financial assistance

-Referrals to other agencies

-Pre-employment workshops

-Upgrading and basic education

-Access to telephone, fax machine, computers and job bank





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