Self Employment

Take Your Idea and Earn a Living

  • Get help researching your business idea.
  • Participate in training and business plan development.
  • Get ongoing professional advice and support in knowing your customers, marketing your business, finding a location and implementing your business plan.

While in the Self Employment Program:

  • You will have dedicated time to develop your business.
  • You will be allowed special income and asset exemptions.
  • You may receive assistance for expenses such as transportation, childcare and business startup costs.
  • You have an opportunity to reinvest profit into your business.
  • You will receive ongoing professional support for up to 60 weeks.

Self employment services are offered through Lutherwood and are available for Ontario Works clients.



165 King St. E.

choose the option for Placement Services

 For more information, visit the Lutherwood website