The Corporation of the County of Northumberland
Social Services Committee

Council Chambers
555 Courthouse Road, Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6

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  • Recommended Motion

    "That the agenda for the March 6, 2024 Social Services Committee be approved."








  • Recommended Motion

    "That the Social Services Committee, having considered the correspondence from the County of Prince Edward regarding 'Review of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program Financial Assistance Rates', recommend that County Council support this correspondence and direct staff to send a copy of this resolution to the Honourable Doug Ford (Premier of Ontario), the Honourable Michael Parsa (Minister of Children, Community, and Social Services), the Honorable Paul Calandra (Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing), the Honourable Sylvia Jones (Minister of Health), the Honorable David Piccini (Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development and MPP for Northumberland-Peterborough South), the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association, the Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus, and all Ontario municipalities."



Jennifer Glover, Ontario Works Manager 

  • Recommended Motion

    That the Social Services Committee receive Report 2024-038 ‘Ontario Works Service Plan’ for information; and

    Further That the Committee recommend that County Council receive this report for information.”

  • Recommended Motion

    "That the Social Services Committee receive the January 31, 2024 meeting minutes of the Northumberland County Housing Corporation for information; and

    Further That the Committee recommend that County Council receive the minutes for information."