Financial Assistance

Social Services - City of Windsor

Social Services includes two related sets of services:

  • Ontario Works
  • Housing & Children's Services

The Ontario Works Act, through the Province of Ontario's Ministry of Community and Social Services provides the framework for the provision of employment and basic financial assistance to persons in need. The City of Windsor's Social Support Services delivers Ontario Works to residents of Windsor and Essex County.

Additional Information
Phone: For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-5200
Fax: (519) 255-1011 or (519) 255-1503

Keep The Heat

"Keep The Heat" is an energy assistance program administered between the Unemployed Help Centre and Housing Information Services. The program is delivered by a host of community-based agencies serving residents of Windsor and Essex County, and functions within a framework that is efficient and accountable to the community it supports and those who fund it.

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