Programs and Services

Ontario Works (OW)

  • Employment
  • Financial Assistance

Ontario Works helps people who are in financial need. It offers two types of assistance:

  • Financial assistance, including:
    • income support to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter
    • health benefits for clients and their families
  • Employment assistance to help clients find, prepare for and keep a job. This assistance may include:
    • workshops on resume writing and interviewing
    • job counselling
    • job-specific training
    • access to basic education, so clients can finish high school or improve their language skills

For more information:

Visit the website here

Find your local OW office here or use the Ontario Social Assistance Office Finder here

Fill out the application online here

Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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