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Ontario Works

Ontario Works is a program which provides financial and employment assistance to people in financial need.  The County of Simcoe Ontario Works Department delivers this program to eligible residents of the County of Simcoe and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia.  Please see the links below for information on the types of assistance and benefits that are available through the Ontario Works Department:

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For further information regarding resources available in your community please contact 211.  211 is a free, confidential province-wide helpline that simplifies finding support and community services for Ontario residents.  211 is accessible by telephone anytime by dialing 2-1-1 and is also available online at