City of Ottawa
Find out how to get help to pay for day-to-day living costs.
Learn about social assistance that is available while you wait for employment insurance payments to arrive.
Low-income individuals and social assistance recipients can get help with the cost of medical supplies.
Two programs to help you pay for prescription drugs: the Ontario Drug Benefit Program and the Trillium Drug Program.
You may be able to receive dental subsidies for children and adults who are Ontario Works recipients, belong to low-income families or are recipients of the Ontario Disability Support Program.
Learn more about eligibility for emergency assistance and the types of assistance that are available.
Get more information on this program, which helps Ontario Works participants pursue child and spousal support payments.
Learn how to report suspected cases of Ontario Works social assistance (welfare) fraud.
#estimatorLearn about options for people who do not receive social assistance but need help paying to maintain their health, housing or other basic needs.
The Spay/Neuter Clinic is a City-operated facility which provides dog and cat sterilization services. Spaying or neutering pets reduces the number of unwanted domesticated animals and the cost of animal control.
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Give back to your community, gain valuable experience, meet new people. Check out the City of Ottawa's volunteer opportunities!
Young at Art celebrates the creativity and talent of Ottawa's young visual artists. It brings the work of young visual artists (Aged 12 to 19) to local art galleries across the city.
You should get at least one hour of physical activity per day! Learn how you can get your daily dose of exercise through different City activities.
Youth Zone workshops
The Youth Zone offers a variety of job workshops from interview skills to resume writing. Check out dates and times and how to register!
Cycling education courses
Want to improve your confidence and ability to ride around the City? Take a look at some of the cycling courses offered from April to October!
To report issues or request services from the City, contact us or self-serve online at ServiceOttawa.ca