Site: Collingwood Satellite Office
|Record #: MID1047||Last Modified: 15 Dec 2020||Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2018|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Toll Free Phone||Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268 * Welfare Fraud Hotline: 1-800-394-7867|
|Located In Community||Collingwood|
|Address||485 2nd St, Unit 1
Collingwood, ON L9Y 2E1
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|Intersection||Hurontario St and Third St|
|Mailing Address||Administration Centre
1110 Hwy 26 W
Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6
|Description & Services|
|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
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Interactive Voice Response (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 * must provide some basic information * a verification Interview in the local office will be required|
|Languages||English ; French - Interpretation, By request, informal ; Interpretive Services - Reception, Interpretation, By request|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|