We help make child care more affordable for low-income families by paying some or all of the cost of child care directly to the child care provider.
Food access means safe, healthy, affordable and personally acceptable food is available to everyone. York Region is involved in a variety of programs and partnerships to improve food access.
York Region can help cover the cost of an in-home homemaker or nurse for people who have a permanent or temporary illness or disability.
Ontario Works, which was previously known as welfare, is a province-wide assistance program to help people in need. Ontario Works can help residents find employment and assist with basic living costs until they become self-sufficient.
York Region offers subsidies to help low-income families send their children to recreation programs and camps.
Rent and utility assistance is designed to help keep you from becoming homeless. You can get financial assistance for rent and utilities through two different programs.
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