• Norfolk: 519-426-6170 or 519-582-3579 | Haldimand: 905-318-6623

Emergency Financial Assistance-COVID-19

Do you urgently need financial help because of COVID-19?  If you are not already receiving support from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program, you can apply for emergency assistance online. If you wish to apply for Ontario Works, go to the application.

Community Resource Virtual Drop-In

We have expanded the Ontario Works Drop-In services during the COVID-19 crisis in order to provide services to our clients everywhere.

Simply text the Life Skills coach Andrea Personnic at (519) 429 9723 and an appointment time will be arranged for you the following Monday.  Appointments can be done via phone or MS teams (online)

What Can the Life Skills coach Help With?

  • Navigating a suspend on your Ontario Works file
  • Answering question about employment and medical benefits
  • Assistance with completing paperwork
  • Referrals to local resources
  • Guidance completing an ODSP package


Ontario Works is dedicated to providing our clients with community-based programs delivered within a safe, non – judgemental, open and caring environment.

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