My spouse and I separated. Will this affect OW?
Question & AnswerMy spouse and I separated. Will this affect OW?
2. Get legal help
If you're separated but Ontario Works (OW) thinks that you're still a couple, get legal help.
You won't be able to get as a single person or as a . OW rules say that couples have to apply together for assistance.
The amount of assistance you get as a couple is less than what you would get as two single people.