Site: Administration Centre
|Record #: MID0427||Last Modified: 02 Oct 2018||Last Full Update: 21 Sep 2018|
|Description (Service)||Provides financial and employment assistance to people in need * beneficiaries able to work must participate full-time in suitable employment support activities including volunteer work.
Financial support may be available for adults who are caring for a child who is not their own and experiencing a financial burden due to the added responsibility.
Welfare Fraud Hotline: to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance
Interactive Voice Response (IVR): automated information and payment details, payment history, file status * information and announcements about Ontario Works * Individuals receiving Ontario Works will be provided an ID number and PIN * service not available to TTY users
|Public Comments||Due to a potential Canada Post strike, October Ontario Works benefits cheques will not be mailed.
Cheques will be available for pick up daily, Mon-Fri:
Alliston 3 pm-4:30 pm (39 Victoria St E, Alliston)
Barrie 2 pm-4:30 pm (136 Bayfield St, 4th floor, Barrie)
Collingwood 3 pm-4:30 pm (186 Hurontario St, Unit 1, Collingwood)
Midhurst 3 pm-4:30 pm (Ontario Works Main Administration, 1110 Hwy 26 W, Midhurst)
Midland 2 pm-4:30 pm (230 Aberdeen Blvd, Unit 1, Midland)
Orillia 2 pm-4:30 pm (50 Andrew St S, 2nd floor, Orillia)
If your local office is Bradford (95 Holland St W, Unit 5) or Angus (199 Mill St), contact your caseworker for more information.
ID will be required to pick up cheques.
Direct Bank Deposits will not be affected. Direct bank deposit statements, income statements and client letters will be mailed once standard operations resume.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * IVR Line: Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon-5 pm|
|Areas Served||Simcoe County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Simcoe County residents * Eligibility depends on assets and income * Students 16-18 years, attending school but not living at home must meet special circumstances to be approved for assistance.
|Application||Call for initial intake or applications may be made online at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance * applicant must provide some basic financial information * a verification interview in the local office will be required.|
|Languages||English ; French - Reception, Website, Programs, formal, on request ; Interpretive Services - Programs, on request|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Midhurst|
|Address & Map||
1110 Hwy 26 W
Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6
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|Intersection||Hwy 26 W and County Rd 27|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||705-722-3132 * Bradford 905-778-9058, Beeton, Tottenham area 905-729-4514|
|Toll Free Phone||Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268 * Welfare Fraud Hotline: 1-800-394-7867|
|Primary Contact||Jamie Moran, Director of Ontario Works, County of Simcoe; Phone: ext 1117; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|