How to apply for Temporary Care Assistance

Call 613-354-0957 or Toll Free 1-866-354-0957 to complete the telephone application. It will take about 20 minutes. Then you’ll be scheduled to meet with one of our employment caseworkers to verify the details in your application and to confirm your eligibility.

Make sure you have the following information available when you call so you can get help faster:

  • The names and dates of birth for children in your temporary care;
  • The income sources and income amounts for all children in your temporary care;
  • Your civic address and mailing address;
  • You will also be asked about the circumstances which led to the children being placed in your home.