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Toronto Social Assistance/ Ontario Works

Province wide financial assistance program which includes money for food, shelter, clothing and other household costs for people who meet the financial and program criteria.

To apply online please visit:

Toronto Social Services Division

111 Wellesley St E
Toronto, ON M4Y 2Y2
Tel: 416-392-5300
Wellesley and Jarvis

Serves youth and adults 18 years and over in financial need, and employable youth 16 or 17 who cannot live at home but are attending school or seeking employment.

Toronto Rent Bank

Tel: 416-924-2543

An innovative program that offers interest-free loans for rental arrears to households who face eviction as well as rent deposits for those who want to move to more affordable housing. Please call to find the nearest location to you.

Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

425 Adelaide St W, 5th Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 3C1
Tel: 416-597-5820
Toll Free: 1-866-245-4072
Adelaide St W & Spadina Ave

Works with clinics and anti-poverty groups using litigation, policy development, advocacy and lobbying, community development and organizing to address problems in income security programs and the root causes of poverty. ISAC does not provide direct service to individuals.