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Peel Region. Ontario Works. Brampton Office

Peel Region. Ontario Works. Brampton Office
10 Peel Centre Dr Suite B, Brampton, ON L6T 0E6
PO Box 2700, Brampton, ON L6T 0E6
General information 905-793-9200 * for social assistance 905-793-9200, option 2
General information 905-696-8196
General information 1-800-327-5379 * for social assistance 1-800-327-5379, option 2
Cathy Vojtisek, Supervisor- Community Access, ph:905-793-9200 ext 6710
Karen Smith, Manager- Community Access, ph:905-793-9200 ext 4314
Office closed to walk ins. Please call or go to website for information

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Peel residents 18 years and older in financial need, determined by a review of income, assets and living expenses * youth 16-17 years may be eligible

Serves those living in postal code areas: L4T L6R L6S L6T L6V L6W L6X L6Y L6Z L7A L7C L7E L0N L0P L0G L0J L1E L9W
COVID-19 -- Emergency Benefit -- One-time benefit for people receiving Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) who have additional costs related to COVID-19 such as hygiene and personal protective supplies, cleaning supplies, non-medical transportation or additional costs for staple foods
* single person up to $100, family up to $200
* individuals can apply by calling their caseworker

Financial help for funeral arrangements -- help with the cost of a basic funeral, burial, or cremation for a deceased Peel resident
* apply before making arrangements, no cost will be reimbursed if a contract has already been signed
* eligibility is based on the deceased person's income and assets, their family's assets or their guardian's eligibility
* call 905-793-9200 and press 0
* for approval after hours, weekend and holiday, call 905-791-7800

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Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268, Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm -- automated information, payment details, file status

Financial Assistance -- monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income
* prescription drug coverage under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program
* health benefits including medical supplies, sensory and mobility aids, medical transportation
* discretionary benefits may include dentures, emergency dental services, eyeglasses, prosthetic devices, funerals and burials

Employment services -- adult clients must participate in employment assistance activities unless they are living with a serious disability or illness, or caring for preschool children
* job search workshops, resume and interview preparation, job market information
* referrals to job counselling, training programs, basic education
* access to telephones, faxes, computers and job banks

Employment Benefit -- help with costs associated with beginning a job, such as uniforms, tools, transportation, child care expenses

Past-due bills or rent -- one-time financial help to pay past-due utility, rent or mortgage bills

Families First -- for single-parent families
* recreation for children
* employment supports
* public health nurse supports

MiWay monthly bus pass -- 50% discount for low-income Mississauga residents (not just for OW recipients)

Services for employers, 905-793-9200, ext 8255- -- job postings, placement services
Call or apply online
English; Interpretive Services - can be arranged for appointments
Fully Accessible
Regional Government
Peel Region. Ontario Works. Brampton Office
Address: 10 Peel Centre Dr Suite B, Brampton, ON L6T 0E6;
Phone: General information 905-793-9200 * for social assistance 905-793-9200, option 2