Site: Northumberland County
Service: Community and Social Services - Income and Employment Services
|Record #: SHA0116||Last Modified: 19 Jan 2017||Last Full Update: 30 May 2016|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-354-7051|
|Located In Community||Cobourg|
|Address & Map||
555 Courthouse Rd
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6
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|Intersection||William/Burnham St and Elgin St|
|Primary Contact||Intake Worker, Central Intake Unit; Phone: 905-372-6846 ext 2468|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Northumberland County Community & Social Services is responsible for the delivery of Ontario Works, a program that provides income support and employment services to eligible residents of the County.
Barriers to employment are reviewed and addressed. Employment services utilize the services of local employment service providers for employment resource services, job search techniques, resume preparation, employment training, community placements, self-employment and job placements. Eligible participants may also access additional financial support including assistance with transportation, child care costs, and other expenses.
Active participants have access to their case file information and important program announcements through the Interactive Voice Response(IVR) number, 1-800-808-2268. Clients will be asked to enter their 9-digit identification number and 4-digit security personal identification number (PIN). They will then have a number of choices that will allow them to access the information they are looking for.
The Ontario Works application process may be started online at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance or by calling 905-372-6846 Ext.2468 or 1-800-354-7051.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Northumberland County|
|Eligibility||Unemployed or low income resident|
|Application||Start application at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance or call for information.|
|Former Name||Department of Social Services ; DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES/WELFARE OFFICE ; Ontario Works ; OW|
|Legal Status||(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Service Categories||Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ~ Teenage Parents ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance ; Emergency Dental Care ; English as a Second Language ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Job Information ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Job Search/Placement ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Prejob Guidance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Welfare to Work Programs|
|Resources||Service guide, employment guide, and a full series of brochures|