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Ontario Works (a.k.a. “Social Services) – Financial assistance and employment supports including training and skills development, academic upgrading, and work placements. Click on their website link or call them at 613-473-5258. Their address is 56 Russell Street North in Madoc.


Hastings County Social Housing – Provides safe, modest and affordable housing for low income households.

Contact the Intake Access Centre at 613-771-9630 or 1-866-414-0300 during regular business hours Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Staff will help you complete an application over the phone. You must have a valid Social Insurance Number to apply. You may also apply online.


Central Hastings Support Network – The Central Hastings Support Network (CHSN) is a registered, non-profit Corporation that delivers programs for the benefit of the Central Hastings community. Programs are developed and delivered to meet the needs of people suffering from the lack of adequate resources, poverty, age, disability or other vulnerability. Click their website link, email them at supportnetwork@chsninc.ca, or call them at 613-473-5255. Their address is 151 St. Lawrence Avenue East in Madoc.


Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC) – The Community Advocacy & Legal Centre provides access to justice through quality legal services, help and information for people living on a low income or in poverty. Click on their website link or call them at 613-966-8686. Their address in Madoc is 151 St. Lawrence Street East, Suite 5.