Income & Employment Support
COVID-19 Employment Insurance
If you have been laid off as a result of this pandemic please contact Service Canada to apply for financial support through the link below:
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html or call Service Canada at 1-833-381-2725 (toll-free) or teletypewriter (TTY) at 1-800-529-3742
If you are not eligible for EI and are in financial need please -Or- if you have not been laid off, however you are experiencing an emergency situation regarding your basic needs or shelter, please call the County of Dufferin at 519-941-6991 ext. 2112.
The County of Dufferin Community Services department does not have an emergency fund available to individuals who are affected by COVID-19
Looking for Work?
Employment Resource Centres are self-directed resource sites where clients can access job postings and the tools needed for job searching.
Ontario Works is a program which provides financial and employment assistance to people in need.
Funeral and Burials
Assistance may be available for the costs associated with the funeral and burial of social assistance recipients or low income individuals.