Service Canada

Site: Barrie

Service: Old Age Security - Guaranteed Income Supplement

Location, Telephone & Internet
Toll Free Phone English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
TTY Phone 1-800-255-4786
Website www.esdc.gc.ca/en/cpp/oas/gis/index.page
Social Media Twitter
Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie Service Canada Centre
48 Owen St
Barrie, ON L4M 3H1
 
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Intersection Owen St and Worsley St
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
Service Canada Centres are beginning a gradual reopening 
  • for online service go to Canada.ca/service-canada-home 
  • for assistance accessing services, complete an online request at Service Request 
  • for people who do not have internet access call 1-877-355-2657 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
  • for assistance in person, make a request for an appointment by filling out the service request form at Service Request 
  • clients should not book an in-person visit if they: 
    • Have symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing 
    • Have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days 
    • Have been instructed by local public health authorities to self-isolate due to travel or contact history
 
Regular Service 
Monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) pension recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada
Hours COVID-19 Update 
Service Canada Centres are open by appointment only, hours may vary  
 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, no appointment necessary
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility
  • based on income
  • applicants claiming common-law marital status must submit supporting documentation
Application Service Canada implemented a process to automatically enroll seniors who are eligible to receive the GIS
  • if you can be automatically enrolled, Service Canada will send you a notification letter the month after you turn 64
  • if you did not receive a letter from Service Canada informing you that you were selected for automatic enrolment, and you wish to start receiving your OAS pension and the GIS at age 65, you should apply for them right away, see Guaranteed Income Supplement for information on how to apply
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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