Effective February 1st this location, formerly known as Lesmill, moved out of the Lesmill Road location and changed its name. The new address will be released in the spring of 2021 as it is currently under construction. Meanwhile, client service options in place due to COVID-19 remain the same; all office and caseworker phone numbers remain the same, this location is providing services by phone and documents can continue to be submitted by fax or to the mailing address noted below. Clients without phone/computer access can visit the Metro Hall Employment & Social Services location. 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.

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 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

North York 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.

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a list of free tax clinics in Toronto to help individuals and families file their taxes. Ontario Works recipients that received social assistance the previous year should receive their T5 in the mail by the end of February.