Translation - Explanation and Caution

The County of Lanark is offering text and website translation services provided by Google Translate™, a free service currently offering over 50 languages. Our goal is to assist English as a Second Language (ESL) users with a way to understand the programs, services, and information provided by Lanark County.

Please note that NOT all text may be translated correctly or be translated at all. You agree that when a translation is complete, you assume the risk of any inaccuracies, errors, and omissions therein. You agree that the County of Lanark shall NOT be held responsible or liable for any damages or losses that may result from your reliance upon or use of Google Translate™.

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Works program provides income and employment assistance for residents of Ontario who are in need of temporary financial assistance.

Eligibility is based on numerous factors such as family size, income and assets, accommodation costs and your willingness to participate in approved activities.

To find more information on how to apply for social assistance click here.

Ontario Works rates may be found here.

If you qualify for Ontario Works, you may also be eligible to receive a variety of other benefits such as:

  • prescription drug and dental coverage
  • eyeglasses
  • diabetic supplies
  • employment-related costs

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