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Participation Agreements and Ontario Works

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What happens if I do not do what is in the Agreement?

It is important to understand what you are agreeing to do before you sign the Participation Agreement. This is because OW expects you to do what you agree to.

If you do not do the activities in the Agreement, OW can cut off or reduce your assistance for one month.

If it is not the frst time OW has cut off or reduced your assistance for not doing the activities, they could cut off or reduce your assistance for 3 months.

See What can I do if OW refuses, reduces, or cuts off my assistance?

Contact a community legal clinic

Community legal clinics help people who have problems with OW.

It's a good idea to contact a community legal clinic for help if OW says you are not following your Participation Agreement.

See How can I get legal help?