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The Social Services division administers the Ontario Works (OW) program and Children's Services in Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County. We also deliver homelessness prevention services in partnership with the City's Housing Help Centre.

Ontario Works provides financial and employment assistance to people in need. Children's Services staff ensure that quality, stable and affordable childcare is available to residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County.

Residents of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County can seek the assistance of our Social Services division by visiting or contacting one of our offices, at 1-877-324-9870, open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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Office locations:


322 Kent St. W.

PO Box 2600

Lindsay, ON

K9V 4S7

Phone: 705-324-9870

Toll free: 1-877-324-9870

Fax: 705-328-2875


49 Maple Ave., Unit 8

PO Box 728

Haliburton, ON

K0M 1S0

Phone: 705-457-4571

Toll free: 1-877-324-9870

Fax: 705-457-8032

Contact Us

Social Services Lindsay Office
322 Kent Street West, Lindsay ON K9V 4S7
Telephone: 705-324-9870
Toll Free: 1-877-324-9870
F. 705-328-2875
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