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Depending on your situation, you may be eligible for more benefits through Ontario Works. Below are some benefits you may be able to receive and some information on how to access them.


Prescription Medication

  • You and your family can receive coverage for prescription drugs prescribed by an approved healthcare professional. Contact ext. 3132 for more information.


Dental and Vision Care

  • Dependent children aged 17 and under are automatically enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario dental care program. Adults over 18 years of age receiving Ontario Works may qualify for assistance with dental coverage.
  • You may be able to receive assistance to help pay for your vision care expenses, such as prescription eyeglasses and eyeglass repairs.
  • Contact ext. 3132 for more information on dental and vision care


Diabetic Supplies

  •  If you have a prescription for these items and no other coverage, Ontario Works may cover the costs. Contact ext. 3132 for more information.


Special Diet

  • If you require a special diet due to a medical condition, you may be able to get some help if this diet involves an extra cost. Contact your Case Manager for more information.


Travel and Transportation for Medical Purposes

  • Ontario Works can assist you if you need to attend medical appointments.
  • If you can drive yourself or have someone drive you to a medical appointment, you can submit a Request for Reimbursement of Medical Travel form. Contact your Case Manager for more information.
  • If you need a taxi to a medical appointment, please call ext. 3520 at least 48 hours before the appointment. You will need to leave a message with the appointment details, including the date, time you need to be picked up, and the address of where you are going.


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Benefits Finder

The Benefits Finder can help you discover programs and services that could support you during major life events like finding a home, starting a family, getting injured, planning for retirement or changing jobs.