Ontario Works cheques available for pickup

Nov 28 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on Ontario Works cheques available for pickup

Due to the Canada Post mail disruption, Employment & Social Services Division will not be mailing Ontario Works cheques and will be distributing them through Employment & Social Services offices.

The December 2018 Ontario Works pick up schedule can be found below for clients who receive their funds by cheque. For clients who have Direct Bank Deposit (DBD), funds will be deposited as usual on Nov. 30, with DBD statements being mailed.

For those who use their DBD statement for confirmation of Ontario Works eligibility for other programs, they may contact the Ontario Works office at 519-351-8573. For future payments, Direct Bank Deposit can be arranged by contacting the office.

Of note, Ontario drug benefits are now accessed using the Ontario Health Card.

Monthly Statement of Income cards can be accessed and printed from the Chatham-Kent municipal website at www.chatham-kent.ca/ess.

Clients can pick up their Ontario Works cheques and statements at the following dates and locations:

If you live in Chatham, Dover Centre, Grand Pointe, Kent Bridge, North & South Buxton and Paincourt:

Nov 29 & 30

8:30am – 4:00pm (1st Floor)

Employment & Social Services

435 Grand Avenue W., Chatham

Dec 3 8:30am – 4:30pm (1st Floor)

Employment & Social Services,

435 Grand Avenue W., Chatham

If you live in Coatsworth, Merlin, Tilbury, and Wheatley:

Nov 29 & 30 9:00am – 4:00pm

Tilbury Municipal Centre

17 Superior Street, Tilbury

Dec 3 9:00 am – 4:30pm (1st Floor)

Employment & Social Services,

435 Grand Avenue W., Chatham

If you live in Blenheim, Cedar Springs, Charing Cross, Dealtown, Erie Beach, Erieau and Shrewsbury:

Nov 29 & 30 9:00am – 4:00pm

Blenheim Municipal Centre

35 Talbot Street West, Blenheim

Dec 3: 9:00 am – 4:30pm (1st Floor)

Employment & Social Services,

435 Grand Avenue W., Chatham

If you live in Bothwell, Thamesville, Duart, Highgate, Morpeth, Muirkirk, and Ridgetown:

Nov 29 & 30: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Ridgetown Municipal Centre

45 Main Street East, Ridgetown

Dec 3: 9:00 am – 4:30pm (1st Floor)

Employment & Social Services,

435 Grand Avenue W., Chatham

If you live in Dresden, Tupperville and Wallaceburg:

Nov 29 & 30: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Wallaceburg Municipal Centre (1st floor)

786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg

Dec 3: 9:00 am – 4:30pm (1st Floor)

Employment & Social Services,

435 Grand Avenue W., Chatham

Clients must bring their ID to pick up their cheque; either one form of photo ID or two forms of non-photo ID.

Updates will be posted to Chatham-Kent Employment & Social Services.

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