This office is temporarily closed for in-person services but continues to provide benefits and services over the phone and online. In-person services are currently offered only at Metro HallScarborough Village and York Humber, and are limited to people who do not have access to a phone or the internet.

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.

Yorkgate 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.

We are not currently offering in-person services.

Exterior image of the Yorkgate Employment and Social Services location
Yorkgate Employment & Social Services

Office Location

1 York Gate Blvd.
Toronto, ON M3N 3A1

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Mailing Address

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

Postal Codes Served

  • M3J
  • M3N
  • M9L
  • M9M

Phone and Online Services

This office provides benefits and services by phone and online.

For phone service: call 416-397-9450 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

For online service: use the MyBenefits application anytime to submit documents, check your payments and message your caseworker online.

In-person Services

This office is temporarily closed to in-person service. Effective January 10, 2022, only three locations are providing in-person services, limited to people who do not have access to a phone or the internet:

Government Partners

Ontario Disability Support Program

The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) provides income and employment support to people with disabilities. You can apply for ODSP while receiving Ontario Works, but it is not a requirement to be on Ontario Works to apply for the program.

  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Phone: 416-325-5900
Fax: 416-325-5901
TTY: 416-325-5846