London (City of)

Site: London - Citi Plaza

Service: Learning, Earning, and Parenting (LEAP) Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone General Inquiries: 519-661-2489 ext 4520 option 3
Applications: 519-661-4520 ext 3
TTY Phone 519-661-5743
Fax 519-661-4888
E-Mail socialservices@london.ca
Website www.london.ca/residents/social-services/ontario-works/Pages/Specialized-Teams.aspx
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Supports to help parents complete high school, enhance their parenting skills, and prepare them to enter the workforce

Learning - Promotes high school graduation * requires participants to regularly attend an educational program that leads to a high school diploma

Earning - Encourages participants to enter school co-op programs and well as part-time or summer employment

Parenting - Supports parents to become effective caregivers * provides list of available parenting programs

Participants in the program may be eligible for:
  • financial assistance with school activities
  • planned parenting activities
  • subsidized child care
  • transportation cost assistance
  • $500 incentive upon graduation
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * Tue 8:30am-6pm
Areas Served London
Boundaries London
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 21 year(s) 
 
Young parents 16-21 years, and their children, receiving Ontario Works
Application Call or visit website * Application process required
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Primary Executive Kevin Dickins, Manager Employment and Income Supports, City of London Social Services; Phone: 519-661-2489 ext 5878; Email: kdickins@london.ca
Funding United Way ; Private ; Provincial
Site Information
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
Citi Plaza
355 Wellington St, Suite 248
London, ON
Intersection Wellington St and King St
Mailing Address PO Box 5045 
City Hall 
London, ON N6A 4L6
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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