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Organization: District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (The) - Kakabeka Falls - Ontario Works  
Phone Numbers: 807-577-4989
Toll-Free: 1-888-393-8953
Website: www.tbdssab.ca
Address:
4778 Highway 11/17
Kakabeka Falls, ON
P0T 1W0
Intersection: Hwy 11/17 and Marian St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Tue-Thu 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Executives: William Bradica - Chief Administrative Officer
Lori Roulston - Director, Client Services
Contacts: Jennifer Lible - Manager, Client Services
Service Description: Ontario Works office located at 4778 Hwy 11/17 in Kakabeka Falls

  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals
  • Provides support and assistance to program participants in meeting their participation responsibilities
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment

  • Participants can access a variety of programs and support services including but not limited to:
    • Addiction Treatment Services
    • Child Care
    • Clothing Needs
    • Community Placement Program
    • Discretionary Benefits
    • Drug Benefits
    • Employment Resource Center
    • Employment Start-up Costs
    • Enhanced Employment Placement Program
    • Learning, Earning and Parenting
    • Pay-Direct to Landlord
    • Special Diets Allowance
    • Transportation

    Fees: None
    Application: Individuals can apply online or by contacting the office

    The following documentation is required to complete application:
    • Copy of mortgage or rental agreement
    • Health card
    • Information about assets owned, such as a Registered Retirement Savings Plan,
    • Information about other income and money, such as a pension
    • Proof of identity, such as birth certificate
    • Proof of immigration status, if required
    • Proof of Social Insurance Number
    • Recent bank statement for all bank accounts
    • Record of Employment and/or most recent pay stubs
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals must:
    • be a resident of Ontario
    • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food and housing costs
    • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment
    • sign a Participation Agreement

    Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including:
    • Family size
    • Housing costs
    • Income

    Extended Health Benefits

    Individuals and families who:
    • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous month
    Age: 16.00 years and older
    Languages: English ; French
    Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay City, Thunder Bay District
    See Also: Financial Assistance
    Financial Assistance for Children and Families
    Financial Assistance for Rent and Utilities
    Financial Assistance for Seniors

    This information was last completely updated on December 20, 2016

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