Description
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
Service Details
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, Programs, Formal
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
136 Bayfield St, 4th Flr
Barrie, ON L4M 3B1
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and Sophia St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-722-3132 * Bradford, Beeton, Tottenham area 905-729-4514
Toll Free Phone Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268 * Welfare Fraud Hotline: 1-800-394-7867.
Fax 705-727-7928
Website www.simcoe.ca
Primary Contact Jamie Moran, Director; Phone: ext 1117; Email: Jamie.Moran@simcoe.ca
Mailing Address Administration Centre 
1110 Hwy 26 W 
Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6

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