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Toronto Ontario Works offices, locations and telephone numbers

Toronto Social Services, such as employment and welfare (Ontario Works):

  • Attwell Employment & Social Services, 220 Attwell Dr. Unit 4, General Inquiry: 416-392-6400, Ontario Works: 416-392-6405, Employment Centre: 416-392-6402   (if your postal code starts with: M9R, M9V or M9W)
  • Beaches Employment & Social Services, 1631 Queen Street East, General Inquiry: 416-392-3200, Ontario Works: 416-392-3213, Employment Centre: 416-392-5837   (if your postal code starts with: M1N, M4E, M4L, M4M)
  • Chesswood Employment & Social Services, 1117 Finch Ave. W., General Inquiry: 416-397-9450, Ontario Works: 416-397-9451, Employment Centre: 416-397-9553   (if your postal code starts with: M3N, M9L, M9M)
  • Cliffcrest Employment & Social Services, 2985 Kingston Road, Employment Centre: 416-392-1460,  
  • Consilium Place Employment & Social Services, 100 Consilium Place, 10th Floor, General Inquiry: 416-397-1100, Ontario Works Application: 416-397-1771, Employment Centre: 416-397-4986   (if your postal code starts with: M1C, M1E, M1G, M1H, M1J.)
  • Crossways Employment Services, 100 Consilium Place, 10th Floor, Employment Centre: 416-338-1818  
  • Golden Mile Employment & Social Services, 1880 Eglinton Ave. East, Unit 139 (enter through mall entrance), General Inquiry: 416-392-3400, Ontario Works Application: 416-392-3421, Employment Centre: 416-397-5060   (if your postal code starts with: M3A, M3C, M4A, M4B, M4C, M4J, M4K)
  • High Park/Parkdale Employment & Social Services, 1900 Dundas St. W., General Inquiry: 416-397-7800, Ontario Works Application: 416-397-7900, Employment Centre: 416-397-7380   (if your postal code starts with: M6H, M6K, M6R.)
  • Kennedy Employment & Social Services, 1225 Kennedy Rd, Unit I, General Inquiry: 416-392-2800, Ontario Works Application: 416-392-2725, Employment Centre: 416-392-2749   (if your postal code starts with: M1K, M1L, M1M, M1P, M1R.)
  • Lawrence Square Employment & Social Services, 700 Lawrence Ave. West, East Tower Entrance, Suite 330, 3rd floor, General Inquiry: 416-392-6500, Ontario Works Application: 416-397-0185, Employment Centre: 416-392-1358   (if your postal code starts with: M3J, M3K, M3L, M3M, M6A, M6B, M6E, M6L.)
  • Lesmill Employment & Social Services, 20 Lesmill Road, General Inquiry: 416-392-2850, Ontario Works Application: 416-392-2811, Employment Centre: 416-392-4107   (if your postal code starts with: M2H, M2J, M2K, M2L, M2M, M2N, M2P, M2R, M3B, M3H.)
  • Malvern Employment & Social Services, 325 Milner Avenue, 9th floor, General Inquiry: 416-397-1000, Ontario Works Application: 416-397-1010, Employment Centre: 416-397-1175   (if your postal code starts with: M1B, M1S, M1T, M1V, M1W, M1X.)
  • Metro Hall Employment & Social Services, 214 Wellington St. West, General Inquiry: 416-392-2600, Ontario Works Application: 416-392-2635, Employment Centre: 416-338-2749   (if your postal code starts with: M5G, M5H, M5J, M5K, M5L, M5T, MTV, M5W, MTX, M6J.)
  • Regent Park Employment Services, 530 Dundas St. East, Employment Centre: 416-392-3456  
  • Rexdale Employment Services, 21 Panorama Court, Suite 21, 2nd floor, Employment Centre: 416-392-2644  
  • The Queensway Employment & Social Services, 779 The Queensway, General Inquiry: 416-392-6550, Ontario Works Application: 416-397-0330, Employment Centre: 416-397-9539   (if your postal code starts with: M6P, M6S, M8V, M8W, M8X, M8Y, M8Z, M9A, M9B, M9C.)
  • Wellesley Place Employment & Social Services, 111 Wellesley St. East, General Inquiry: 416-392-5300, Ontario Works Application: 416-392-5100, Employment Centre: 416-392-3430   (if your postal code starts with: M4X, M4Y, M5A, M5B, M5C, M5E, M5S.)
  • York Humber Employment & Social Services, 605 Rogers Road, General Inquiry: 416-392-6200, Ontario Works Application: 416-392-6242, Employment Centre: 416-392-6195   (if your postal code starts with: M6M, M6N, M9N, M9P.)
  • Yonge Eglinto Employment & Social Services, 150 Eglinton Ave. East, Suite 900, General Inquiry: 416-397-1800, Ontario Works Application: 416-397-5100, Employment Centre: 416-397-1788   (if your postal code starts with: M4G, M4H, M4N, M4P, M4R, M4S, M4T, M4V, M4W, M5M, M5N, M5P, M5R, M6C, M6G.)

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