Ontario Works

Services for Young Parents (LEAP)

For parents 25 years and under on social assistance, this program will:

  • Support achievement of a Grade 12 diploma
  • Provide help and guidance to improve parenting skills
  • Provide access to children's programs
  • Provide support and financial assistance for daily needs
  • Lend personal support, where needed
  • Help with job readiness



  • promote high school graduation through regular school, alternative programs or other options


  • Support for the development of employment goals
  • Assistance with resume and job search
  • Referral to employment programs

and Parenting

  • Strengthen parenting skills through resources and community based supports