Are you currently receiving Ontario Works assistance?
Interested in starting your own business?

Do you have the necessary skills & experience?

Then the Ontario Works Self Employment Program may be for you!

The City of London Ontario Works office, in conjunction with the London Small Business Centre, offers a program that assists participants in becoming self-employed.
The Ontario Works Self Employment Program is designed to help clients start and operate their businesses by providing business planning workshops and advisory support.

In the program, you will:
•   Create a successful plan to start/grow your business
•   Enhance your business skills
•   Gain access to helpful resources
•   Develop business contacts
•   Access ongoing support for up to 60 weeks

To Apply:

Contact your Ontario Works caseworker for a referral to an OW Self Employment Program orientation session.