Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities

Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities provides income programs and employment programs through Ontario Works.

Income ProgramsOntario Works Income Programs
If you are in financial need, social assistance (Ontario Works) helps you by providing money for basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter

Employment ProgramsOntario Works Employment Programs
Social assistance (Ontario Works) helps you to prepare for, find and keep a job

Social Service ProgramsSocial Service Programs in the Community
Agencies work with us to deliver services such as shelter beds, emergency assistance, recreation programs for children and help for new immigrants

Niagara Prosperity Initiative

The Niagara Prosperity Initiative supports poverty reduction and prevention initiatives. It is a partnership among Niagara Region, community agencies and the private sector focused on addressing the root causes of poverty. Since 2008, Regional Council has approved $1.5 million annually for investment in areas of the region most in need.

Community Services Video

Watch a short video about Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities in the Niagara region.

Contact Us

Call 905-984-6900 for information on Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities.


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