Mothers Allowance in Ontario? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 07-27-2010, 11:24 AM - Thread Starter
Dillpicklechip's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,097
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Poking around online, it seems that Mothers Allowance is a thing of the past? I'm asking because my dh is currently planning to move out and leave me with our three young children. I will be able to manage if I can go on assistance, but I think that maybe they will force me to look for work? Not that I mind working, but please forgive me if I say the thought of leaving my kids with someone else makes me want to barf. Not to mention that I've been a sahm for many years and I don't have any skills that would allow me to make above minimum wage.

Any information on the social assistance programs in Ontario would be greatly appreciated.

Bookworm mom to three wonderful children. homeschool.gif
Dillpicklechip is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 2 Old 07-29-2010, 05:49 PM
sanguine_speed's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 3,591
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
You're best to visit your local social services department at your local city hall.

There are municipal, provincial and federal financial assistance programs available to families, but if you are receiving social assistance ("welfare") there are specific rules and you may or may not receive assistance from other programs.

Good luck, mama!

4 kids under 10
sanguine_speed is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 11,645

78 members and 11,567 guests
acegmom , AlaskAnne , AnthonyM , ascher21 , °~★kimcharles22★~° , bluefaery , Bronwen1-3 , CarolS , CarolynnMarilynn , CarrieCo , ChantalM , Crimson8 , dandeliongarden , Deborah , elfariq , elliha , emmy526 , etonwater , farmermomma , girlie1125 , Good Enough Mum , greenemami , hakunangovi , Incubator , jazzmom74 , K703 , kathymuggle , kitchensqueen , larali , Linda on the move , loba , mama24-7 , mamadance84 , mariamadly , MariesMama , marilyn612 , Mathemom , MeepyCat , meowmix , Milk8shake , MulberryMom , Mylie , newmamalizzy , Nightwish , oaksie68 , RollerCoasterMama , RoseNoire , SandiMae , sarafl , shantimama , sheaffer , Shmootzi , sillysapling , Snydley , somebodylovesyou , Springshowers , stardogs , thankful85
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.