This month's Ontario Works pay dates
The next payment date is Friday, October 30, 2020.
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Payments are made on the last business day of the month.
- Direct deposit: Your payment will be deposited to your account on Friday, October 30, 2020.
- Mailed cheque: Your cheque will be mailed on Monday, October 26, 2020. The date you receive your payment depends on Canada Post delivery to your area. The date on your cheque will be Friday, October 30, 2020.
- 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.
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2020 Ontario Works payment schedule
The following chart shows the schedule of Ontario Works payments for 2020.
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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 13||December 31|
|February||January 31||January 27||January 31|
|March||February 28||February 24||February 28|
|April||March 31||March 26||March 31|
|May||April 30||April 27||April 30|
|June||May 29||May 26||May 29|
|July||June 30||June 25||June 30|
|August||July 31||July 27||July 31|
|September||August 31||August 26||August 31|
|October||September 30||September 25||September 30|
|November||October 30||October 26||October 30|
|December||November 30||November 25||November 30|