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Ontario Works Emergency Assistance COVID

Restricted Visitor Access


As part of its’ pandemic plan, the District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services, is not conducting non-urgent in-office appointments, and is restricting building visitor access, at this time.

Call us at 705-759-5266 or your case manager directly. Please provide a reliable telephone number so that we may contact you should any circumstances change with your benefits.


COVID-19 Benefits


All applicants and recipients who meet the eligibility criteria for Covid-19 Benefits must apply.  Click here to Apply.     Please note Covid-19 Benefits may affect your eligibility.  If you have any questions regarding this please contact your Case Manager.

Income statements are not required to be submitted to the office but you must declare all income to your case manager.

Any questions pertaining to your eligibility or continued eligibility can be made by calling or emailing your case manager or by calling switchboard at 705-759-5266.


Please stay safe, stay home and stay well.



How to apply for Ontario Works during COVID-19  For more information CLICK HERE