If you need assistance providing for yourself or your family while you are job searching, support is available through various government programs. All financial support including money, equipment, supplies or services have an application process and a qualification process.
The overall goal of Ontario Works Durham is to assist social assistance participants to prepare for, obtain and sustain employment and to make the transition to long term self-reliance.
Ontario Disability Support Program
Income Support helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses, like food and housing.
General information and links related to employment insurance, social assistance and other benefits: