As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, the Ontario Works office at this location is providing services by phone and is not open for in-person service. Three locations remain open for in-person service for clients without phone/online access. If you do not have enough money for food and housing and are in financial need, you can apply for Ontario Works assistance online or by calling 416-338-8888.

Exterior image of the Lawrence Square Employment and Social Services location
Lawrence Square Employment & Social Services

Office Location

700 Lawrence Ave. W., East Tower Entrance, Suite 330, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M6A 3B3

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Mailing Address

PO Box 3888 Stn Industrial Park
Markham, ON L3R 5T2

Postal Codes Served

  • M3K
  • M3L
  • M3M
  • M6A
  • M6B
  • M6E
  • M6L

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday

Lawrence Square Employment & Social Services provides financial benefits through Ontario Works, employment supports and social supports to people living in Toronto. All of our locations provide similar supports.

Help us keep the air we share healthy. Please do not wear or use scented products when visiting our offices.

Most of our locations are hosting free income tax clinics in March, April and May. See the full schedule for help with filing 2019 taxes.

Government Partners

Toronto Children’s Services

Staff from Toronto Children’s Services share our office and they provide help with the cost of licensed child care.

For more information on their services or Child Care Fee Subsidy Office details, phone 416-338-8888.