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Need welfare? How to apply to Ontario Works

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Is this booklet for you?

Read this to find out how to apply to Ontario Works (OW) for financial assistance to help you with costs like food, housing, and prescription drugs. It explains:

  • what information OW can ask you for
  • what to do if OW refuses to give you assistance

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