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Human Services Resource Room

The Human Services Resource Centre provides assistance/support to applicants/clients/tenants in receipt of Social Assistance, Shelter (Housing) Services and, Children’s Services. Members of the general public are also welcome to access the centre for program and service information, referrals to agencies/landlords.

While visiting the Resource Centre you may:

  • Apply for social assistance in person, by telephone or on-line using a computer
  • Explore housing vacancies and learn about shelter (housing) options in Oxford County
  • Discover services offered by Children’s Services
  • Obtain valuable information on various community resources, referrals to other service agencies, have free access to computers, fax, photocopier, telephone and internet

Human Services Office Locations

  • Ingersoll – Community Employment Services (CES)- 37 Alma St. Ingersoll, ON N4S 3E7, 519-425-1020
  • Tillsonburg - The Livingston Centre - 96 Tillson Ave. Tillsonburg, ON N4G 3A1, 519-842-9000
  • Woodstock Main Office - Oxford County Administration Building -
    21 Reeve St. Woodstock, ON N4S 7Y3, 519-539-9800
  • Woodstock - Community Employment Services (CES) - 40 Metcalfe St., Woodstock, ON, N4S 3E7, 519-539-8161 or 1-888-439-8161

Reports and Resources

A department of Oxford County, Human Services provides financial assistance, child care subsidies, and shelter to eligible people living in Oxford.

Human Services takes an integrated approach to helping clients. The team’s focus is one client, one file, one client service worker.

Human Services considers seven key factors when helping a client: income, education, health, transportation, employment, safety/legal, and shelter. Focusing on overall quality of life helps clients maximize their potential and contribute to their community.

Oxford Children’s Services Network

The goal of the Oxford Children’s Services Network is to support children and families by identifying and meeting their quality of life needs within Oxford County. The network is led by Oxford County Human Services in collaboration with:

  • Children’s service providers in Oxford
  • Oxford CMSM (Consolidated Municipal Service Manager)
  • Federal and provincial ministries
  • Local school boards
  • Healthy Babies, Healthy Children (Oxford County Public Health)

The Oxford Children’s Services Network works to ensure quality services are planned and available for children and families.

If you have questions about this network, please contact:
Oxford County Human Services
519-539-9800