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York Region. Community & Health Services (Social Assistance)

Ontario Works Intake - Vaughan

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COVID19 -- Closed for public access until further notice. Applicants can apply for social assistance by calling Access York at 1-877-464-9675 or online at

Assesses eligibility for Ontario Works financial and employment assistance, including verification interview

York Region COVID-19 Temporary Arrears Benefit
  • One-time rental/mortgage or utility arrears support to eligible Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) households in York Region who, as a result of COVID-19 have not been able to pay rent or utility expenses (are currently in arrears) and are at risk of eviction
  • offers light case management
  • benefit is available until December 31, 2021 or until funding is exhaused, whichever is first
  • call Access York to apply
York Region residents who meet eligibility requirements
Application Process
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Toll Free
1-877-464-9675 - Access York
1-866-512-6228 - Access York
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Mailing Address
9060 Jane Street
Vaughan, ON, L4K 0G5
English, Translation services available
Manager, Social Assistance
Alfonso Bruno
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Agency Information
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Last Updated On
May 19, 2022
Hours of Operation
COVID19 -- Offices closed for public access until further notice
Service Area(s)
York Region