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  • Ontario Names Director of Anti-Human Trafficking Office

    Following a rigorous selection process, Ontario has named Jennifer Richardson as the Director of the new Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking Coordination Office. 

    News Release | Community and Social Services

  • Ontario Seeking Input on Basic Income Pilot

    Ontario is seeking public input to help inform the design of a basic income pilot, which is an innovative new approach to providing income security.

    News Release | Community and Social Services

  • Ontario Increasing Social Assistance Rates

    Ontario is increasing social assistance rates for people receiving support from Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). 

    News Release | Community and Social Services

  • Ontario Supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities

    Ontario is launching the second call for proposals for projects that support adults with development disabilities, through the Developmental Services Employment and Modernization Fund (EMF).

    Bulletin | Community and Social Services

  • New Women's Shelter Opens in Elgin County

    A new women's shelter serving Elgin County opened today thanks to an investment of more than $2 million from the province.

    News Release | Community and Social Services

  • Ontario Investing Over $750,000 to Repair and Upgrade Community Agencies

    Today in Markham, Minister of Community and Social Services Dr. Helena Jaczek announced $440,600 in funding for Participation House for various upgrades and repairs through the Partner Facility Renewal program. The funding is part of Ontario's commitment to help hundreds of community agencies provide better, more secure and accessible facilities for the people who use their services.

    News Release | Community and Social Services

  • Ontario Establishing Income Security Reform Working Group

    Ontario has established an Income Security Reform Working Group to help guide the province's efforts to reduce poverty, support people in their efforts to participate in the economy, and provide services in a way that makes sense to the people who need them.

    Bulletin | Community and Social Services

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