Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides various health benefits to individuals and families with high health costs
Benefits are determined based on need and may include: 
  • basic dental care 
  • diabetic supplies 
  • eyeglasses  
  • hearing aids  
  • prescription drugs  
  • surgical supplies and dressings  
  • transportation for medical appointments
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aweres Township ; Batchawana Bay ; Goulais River ; Prince Township ; Sault Ste. Marie ; Searchmont
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
Individuals and families who: 
  • were eligible for Ontario Works in the previous months, or 
  • are no longer eligible for Ontario Works because they received a payment for loss of income under the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement
Application Individuals can apply by contacting the office
Languages English ; French ; Italian
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Administration: 705-759-5266 
Application Line: 705-759-2130
Toll Free Phone 1-866-363-6007 
Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268 
Welfare Fraud Hotline: 1-800-394-7867
Fax 705-759-5452
Primary Executive Alison Kohler, Manager, Ontario Works; Phone: 705-759-5453; Email:
Alternate Executive Mike Nadeau, Chief Administrative Officer; Phone: 705-541-7301; Fax: 705-759-1796; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 540 Albert St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5N1
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Intersection Brock St and Wellington St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible