Financial assistance programs for funerals, burials or cremation:

Municipal funding:

Important: Contact your local office immediately following a death. Acceptance will not be given to pre-approve arrangements for a person which is not deceased. Authorization for services must be given before you sign a contract with a funeral home or cemetery.

Brantford
Ontario Works Brant (social services)
220 Colborne St, P.O. Box 845
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7
519-759-3330

Halton Region
Ontario Works (social services)
1151 Bronte Road
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
905-825-6000
Toll Free 1-866-442-5866

Peel Region
Ontario works benefits
905-793-9200
Toll Free 1-800-327-5379
TTY 905-696-8196

Toronto
Department of Social Services
416-392-1666

 

Peel Region
Ontario works benefits
905-793-9200
Toll Free 1-800-327-5379
TTY 905-696-8196

WSIB:
(Workplace Safety & insurance board)
1-800-387-0750

Last Post:
To be eligible for the Program, Veterans must meet both military service and financial criteria.
https://www.lastpostfund.ca/EN/funeral.php
1-800-465-7113

WSIB:
(Workplace Safety & insurance board)
1-800-387-0750

Victim Services:
Brantford
344 Elgin Street
Brantford, ON N3T 5T3
905-752-3140

Victim Services: 
Halton

491 Steeles Ave E
Milton, ON L9T 1Y7
905-878-6292

Victim Services:
Hamilton
24/7 Contact: 905-546-4904
Victim Services:
Toronto:
24/7 Contact: 416-808-7066