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Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19

Human Services

Important changes as part of our COVID-19 response


Human Services remains open at this time, although offices have transitioned to an appointment only basis. The Ingersoll office has temporarily closed because it operates out of the closed local secondary school.

If you are a social housing tenant, please note that maintenance repairs will be limited to essential ones that impact safety.

The office remains available by phone or email to Oxford County residents who suddenly find themselves in need of financial assistance, food security or housing stability.

To contact us, call 1-800-755-0394 or e-mail humanservices@oxfordcounty.ca.

Oxford County maintains updates about programs and services impacts due to COVID-10 (coronavirus disease) at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19.
 

Human Services

Oxford County takes an integrated approach to helping clients. Our focus is one client, one file, one client service worker.

Finding, understanding and applying for social and community services can be a challenge -- especially when someone is already facing difficult times. That’s why the Human Services professional team considers many different factors when helping a client: income, education, health, transportation, employment, safety/legal, and shelter.

By focusing on overall quality of life, the Human Services team can help clients find out about other community programs and resources that can help meet their needs. Our goal is to provide great service while helping clients enhance their quality of life and contribute to their community.

Updates

Oxford County Special Needs Resourcing Advisory Committee seeking members

Oxford County's Special Needs Resourcing (OCSNR) services and Good Beginnings forming an advisory committee to embrace diversity together. Learn more | Apply to be a member

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    Affordable housing for all

  • EDUCATION & TRAINING

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    Building skills for work and life

  • SAFETY & LEGAL

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    Staying safe, understanding our legal system

  • HEALTH

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    The right services for your health and wellbeing

  • TRANSPORTATION

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    Getting around your community

  • EMPLOYMENT

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    Finding work that fits your life, skills and talents

  • INCOME

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    Managing your money and getting help when you need it