Legal Information - Ontario Works - The Law

The Law

 

Ontario Works Act, 1997 - the law that sets out all the rights and obligations for receiving Ontario Works (welfare) in Ontario.

 

Most Relevant Regulations

 

GENERAL - Ontario Regulation 134/98

PRESCRIBED POLICY STATEMENTS - Ontario Reg. 564/05

 

Other Regulations

 

ADMINISTRATION AND COST SHARING - Ontario Reg. 135/98

DESIGNATION OF GEOGRAPHIC AREAS AND DELIVERY AGENTS - Ontario Reg. 136/98

 

 

Policy Directives

 

Ontario Works - Policy Directives - policies that apply to most of the decisions made about benefits and rights.

 

 

Current Rates

 

Appeals

 

Social Benefits Tribunal - they hear appeals by people in Ontario who disagree with a decision that affects the amount of or their eligibility for social assistance. Their website offers:

   

Information on Ontario Works:

 

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