Ontario Works Directives

The Province of Ontario is responsible for the legislation and policy that govern Ontario's social assistance programs: Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program. Employment and Income Support staff follow the Ontario Works directives when making decisions about eligibility and benefits. Policy directives explain:

  • How the programs work
  • The supports that are available
  • The roles and responsibilities of staff and clients

You can read the Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program Directives by visiting this website: