Direct Deposit Sign up for Ontario Works Recipients

Direct Deposit Information

  1. Funds are deposited in your account at 12:01 a.m. on the payment due date. Remember Automatic Teller Machines are on day behind
  2. You will receive a monthly Statement of Direct Deposit.
  3. Creditors may attempt to recover outstanding debts from funds in your bank account. If you have concerns in this regard, please contact your worker.

Before sending your form, remember:

  • Do not use someone else's cheque
  • Sign the cheque.
  • Attach a cheque specifically marked "void".

Send in or drop off the direct deposit authorization form at one of the locations listed.

Required Bank Information

  1. Your bank account must have withdrawal privileges.
  2. Your funds are deposited at 12:01 a.m. on the payment due date - remember Automatic Teller Machines operate one day behind.
  3. A monthly Statement of Direct Deposit will be mailed to you.
  4. Creditors may attempt to recover outstanding debts from funds in your bank account. If you have concerns in this regard please contact your worker.
  5. If you account number changes or if you change banks notify your worker immediately. Do not close your account until your Direct Deposit arrives in your new account.

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