Payments for Ontario Works are disbursed between the third and final day of the month before the benefit month. For example, the payment for the month of February 2016 occurs on January 29, 2016. The Ontario Works Payment Schedule is available on the city of Toronto webpage at Toronto.ca.
Ontario Works is a social service organization that provides financial support and employment assistance for people in financial need. Assistance may include money for food, shelter, clothing and help with health costs. Other services include career counseling, skill training and tuition reimbursement. Payments are normally sent directly to the recipient's bank account. Recipients can also sign up to receive checks.