SIMCOE, ON – September 21, 2018 – Haldimand-Norfolk Social Services, including Ontario Works, Children’s Services and Housing Services, is preparing for the possibility of a disruption in service due to work stoppage by Canada Post.

Due to the possibility of a postal strike, the monthly social assistance payments for October 2018 will be available for pick up on September 27th and 28th at the following locations from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.


Haldimand residents please visit the Dunnville office at:

117 Forest St. E Dunnville, ON

Norfolk residents please visit the Simcoe office at:

12 Gilbertson Dr. Simcoe, ON

Please bring photo ID with you.


If Canada Post is in a continued work disruption, future media announcements will provide details of when and where Ontario Works assistance payments will be issued.   Please also visit for further information.

For other benefits such as Medical, Travel or Employment Assistance, or Child Care Fee Subsidy letters please contact an Ontario Works Case Manager or a Children’s Services Worker to make arrangements for pick-up.

If you require additional information, please phone 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623.


For further information contact:

Heidy Van Dyk
Director, Social Services & Housing
Haldimand-Norfolk Social Services
519-426-6170 / 905-318-6623 Ext.3122