Ontario Works


  • Provides short term financial assistance to individuals and families in need 
  • Offers Extended Health Benefits to qualifying individuals 
  • Provides information to recipients about participation requirements including seeking employment, basic education, volunteer work, or self employment

Participants can access a variety of programs and support services including but not limited to: 

  • Child Care  
  • Clothing Needs  
  • Community Placement Program  
  • Discretionary Benefits  
  • Drug Benefits  
  • Employment Resource Center 
  • Employment Start-up Costs  
  • Enhanced Employment Placement Program 
  • Learning, Earning and Parenting 
  • Pay-Direct to Landlord  
  • Special Diets Allowance 
  • Transportation

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Members of North Caribou Lake First Nation 
Individuals must: 

  • be a resident of Ontario  
  • be in immediate financial need to help pay for food and housing costs  
  • be willing to take part in activities that will help find employment 
  • sign a Participation Agreement

Amount of financial assistance provided is determined by various factors including: 

  • Assets 
  • Family size 
  • Housing costs 
  • Income

Extended Health Benefits
Individuals and families who: 

  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • you are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because you received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement

Office Phone: 807-469-5191
Fax: 807-469-1315
E-Mail: northcariboulakefirstnation@knet.ca
Primary Executive: Ontario Works Administrator
Alternate Executive: Jacqueline Crane, Band Administrator
Mailing Address: c/o Ontario Works 
PO Box 158 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0

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