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 The Queensway Employment and Social Services location
The Queensway Employment & Social Services

Office Location

779 The Queensway
Toronto, ON M8Z 1N4

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Mailing Address

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

Postal Codes Served

  • M6P
  • M6S
  • M8V
  • M8W
  • M8X
  • M8Y
  • M8Z
  • M9A
  • M9B
  • M9C

Hours of Operation

  • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

The Queensway 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.

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.

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

Humber Community Employment Services

  • job search/training information and access to employment services

JobStart

  • information about services and programs for newcomers

March of Dimes of Canada

  • job search/training information and access to employment services for people with and without disabilities

Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services

  • information about services and programs for newcomers

PTP Adult Learning and Employment Programs

  • 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 Youth Partnerships and Employment

  • employment support and referrals to education, training and health services for youth

University of Toronto

  • information on the process for criminal record suspensions

Youth Employment Services

  • job search/training information and access to employment services

VPI Working Solutions

  • job search/training information and access to employment services