Ontario Works: Employment and Financial Assistance

Welcome to Ontario Works at the County of Wellington. Our office delivers financial, employment, settlement and other social services to residents of Wellington County and the City of Guelph.

Employment Assistance

Financial Assistance

Emergency Energy Programme

Community Programmes and Initiatives

Housing Stability Programme

Publications and Resources


            Guelph Ontario Works Building            Fergus Social Services Building

Our Vision 

To inspire and support every client in achieving their goals.

Our Service Mandate

We strive to effectively serve people needing assistance by delivering high quality programmes and services in collaboration with our community partners, in accordance with the provincial Ontario Works programme.

Office Locations

Ontario Works services are delivered from three office locations. Our office at 129 Wyndham St in downtown Guelph provides income assistance to clients who reside in the City of Guelph as well as the municipalities of Guelph-Eramosa, and Puslinch. Our Social Services office at 321 St.Andrew Street West in Fergus delivers Ontario Works services to clients who reside in Centre Wellington, Mapleton, Minto and Wellington North. Clients residing in the Town of Erin are offered a choice of service locations.

Ontario Works

129 Wyndham St N. Guelph, ON N1H 4E9
T 519.837.2670 or 1.800.265.7294
F 519.824.9990

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County of Wellington Employment Resource Centre

138 Wyndham St N. Guelph, ON N1H 4E8
T 519.823.7887
F 519.837.0708 

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County of Wellington Social Services - Fergus

321 St. Andrew Street W. Fergus, ON N1M 1P1
T 519.837.2670 or 1.800.265.7294
F 519.787.8241


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