I used to be on OW and I need it again. What can I do?

3. Apply and get a decision

Ontario Works (OW) is supposed to decide about your application for within 4 business days from when you first complete your application. Business days are days when the OW office is open.

OW does not consider your application complete until you've given them all the information they need to decide.

If OW refuses to give you assistance

If OW refuses to give you financial assistance, you may be able to appeal to the .

You can contact a community legal clinic for help and advice.

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