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 Lesmill Employment & Social Services location
Lesmill Employment & Social Services

Office Location

20 Lesmill Rd.
Toronto, ON M3B 2T5

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Mailing Address

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

Postal Codes Served

  • M2H
  • M2J
  • M2K
  • M2L
  • M2M
  • M2N
  • M2P
  • M2R
  • M3B
  • M3H

Hours of Operation

  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday

Lesmill 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.

Onsite Services

The following organizations visit the office on a regular basis to provide services onsite. For more information, including dates/times these services are available onsite, please call the office or register online.

Housing Help Centre

  • guidance regarding access to affordable housing, housing options and landlord mediation

John Howard Society

  • information on the process for criminal record suspensions

The Centre for Education and Training

  • job search/training information and access to employment services

Toronto District School Board

Essential Skills

  • one-on-one help and assessments with English literacy, basic math, and referrals to computer training courses

Toronto Public Health – Dental Bus

  • dentist provides onsite dental services to eligible OW and ODSP clients

Willowdale Community Legal Services

  • confidential and free legal assistance for low-income residents