211 Toronto – Financial Assistance
Links to government and non-government financial assistance programs. Directory of community, government and social service agencies in the GTA. Ability to link to agency by keyword, topic or A-Z index.
Information about federal, provincial, and territorial benefit programs and services for individuals including government student loans, public pension plans, employment insurance, health services, social assistance, and assistance for parents, immigrants, refugees, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others.
Child and Family Benefits
Canada Revenue Agency’s page on various child tax credits and applications to apply for these benefits.
Employment Insurance (EI)
Temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians while they look for work or upgrade their skills.
Ontario Disability Support Program
Financial assistance for people with disabilities to pay for living expenses, like food and housing.
Provincial program for eligible residents of Ontario who require temporary financial and employment assistance.
Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS)/Ontario Works (OW)
Employment services, financial benefits and social supports for eligible Torontonians.
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Promotes workplace health and safety, and provides a workers’ compensation system for the employers and workers of Ontario.