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The programs of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services help to build communities that are resilient, inclusive and sustained by the economic and civic contributions of all Ontarians. Our major programs are:

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Social Assistance

Social Assistance

April 24, 2018: Helping People Get Ahead and Stay Ahead

April 3, 2018: Due to a fire the Kirkland Lake ODSP office is currently closed.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We are temporarily located at the DTSSAB/Ontario Works office at 29 Duncan Avenue North in Kirkland Lake.

Read this bulletin for more information about the temporary location.

Family Responsibility Office

Family Responsibilty Office

FRO helps families in Ontario get the support payments they are entitled to by enforcing court-ordered support responsibilities.

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