Important notice for Ontario Works recipients receiving Ontario Works payments by Canada Post
August 26, 2016
Due to the pending Canada Post labour strike, the Ministry of Community and Social Services has advised Ontario Works to place payments on pick up.
The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Works office will be distributing payment cheques for the month of September at the Sault Ste. Marie office located at the Social Services Building - 540 Albert Street East.
Cheques will be handed out August 31, 2016 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Recipients must bring identification in order to receive a payment cheque.
For those individuals receiving Ontario Works payments through direct deposit, payments will be deposited into your bank account as usual.
Please be advised that the drug benefit card/dental card for the month of August will remain valid for the month of September.