Ontario Works (City of Hamilton)

  • Application information for Ontario Works, a program that provides temporary financial and employment assistance, also known as social assistance, for people who are in financial need. See Citizenship and Ontario Health/Social Services Offices map layer for locations of Ontario Works offices.
  • Contact: 905-546-4800 (Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm); ontarioworks@hamilton.ca
  • Website: https://www.hamilton.ca/social-services/ontario-works/apply-ontario-works

Affordable Transit Pass Program (City of Hamilton)

Child Care Subsidy (City of Hamilton)

  • Income-dependent subsidy for families who need child care for children ages 0-12 years. Application requires Income Tax Notice of Assessment (Form T451) from the most recent tax year, OR Canadian Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) statement, OR Ontario Child Benefit Notice.
  • Contact: 905-546-4870 (Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
  • Website: http://www.hamilton.ca/HealthandSocialServices/SocialServices/ChildCareAndParenting/ChildCareSubsidy.asp

Hamilton One HSN (City of Hamilton)

  • Online application for finding and applying to child care and early learning programs
  • Website: https://onehsn.com/hamilton

Special Supports Program

  • Application/eligibility information for a wide range of health related benefits to City residents living independently in the community to improve their quality of life, health, wellness, safety and self-sufficiency.
  • Contact: 905-546-2590
  • Website: https://www.hamilton.ca/social-services/support-programs/special-supports-program

Dental and Denture Services

  • Application/eligibility information on dental services for those receiving Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities, low income and their families.
  • Website: https://www.hamilton.ca/social-services/support-programs/dental-denture-services