Northumberland County

Site: Cobourg - Courthouse Rd

Service: Community and Social Services - Income and Employment Services

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Record #: SHA0116 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 23 Jun 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-372-6846
Toll Free Phone1-800-354-7051
Located In CommunityCobourg
Address & Map
555 Courthouse Rd
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6
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IntersectionWilliam and Burnham Streets
Contact Information
Primary ContactIntake Worker, Central Intake Unit; Phone: 905-372-6846 ext 2468
Description & Services
DescriptionNorthumberland 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 many 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 or by calling 905-372-6846 Ext.2468 or 1-800-354-7051. 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
DatesAll Year
Areas ServedNorthumberland County
EligibilityUnemployed or low income resident
ApplicationYes - start application at or call for information.
Other Details
Former NameDepartment of Social Services ; DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES/WELFARE OFFICE ; Ontario Works ; OW
Legal Status(20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Print MaterialService guide, employment guide, and a full series of brochures