This month's Ontario Works pay dates
The next payment date is: Friday, May 31, 2019.
Payments are made on the last business day of the month.
- Direct deposit: Your payment will be deposited to your account on Friday, May 31, 2019.
- Mailed cheque: Your cheque will be mailed on Monday, May 27, 2019. The date you receive your payment depends on Canada Post delivery to your area. The date on your cheque will be Friday, May 31, 2019.
- Cheque pick-up: You can only pick up your cheque under special circumstances. If you need to pick up your cheque, you must make arrangements with your caseworker prior to the mail date on the following Payment Schedule. Cheques are not available for pick up on the mail date.
You can sign up for direct deposit by contacting your caseworker.
2019 Ontario Works payment schedule
The following chart shows the schedule of Ontario Works payments for 2019.
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|Payment month||Date on your cheque||Date cheques are mailed||Date funds are deposited to your bank|
|January||December 31||December 14||December 31|
|February||January 31||January 28||January 31|
|March||February 28||February 25||February 28|
|April||March 29||March 26||March 29|
|May||April 30||April 25||April 30|
|June||May 31||May 27||May 31|
|July||June 28||June 25||June 28|
|August||July 31||July 26||July 31|
|September||August 30||August 26||August 30|
|October||September 30||September 25||September 30|
|November||October 31||October 28||October 31|
|December||November 29||November 25||November 29|