This course provides a comprehensive review of the Ontario Works Act, including the application process, income and asset assessments and employment supports programs. Participants will examine the types of benefits available to successful OW applicants and review the right to appeal decisions made by the Ontario Works staff. The course will look at the role of the community advocate in these cases and tips to assist community advocates in their work on OW matters.
Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.
Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery