Emergency assistance is available to you if you are not in receipt of social assistance to help you address issues that are detrimental to your health and well-being or to that of a member of your family.
Emergency assistance allows for immediate financial help in a crisis or emergency situation. This may include money for basic needs, shelter and benefits at the discretion of the local Administrator of the Ontario Works Act.
To be eligible, you must:
Call 905-641-9230 or 1-866-627-1110 (from West Niagara) or by visiting your local Community Services office.