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City advises social services clients how to access payments in the event of a Canada Post labour disruption

August 26, 2016 - Due to the potential for a Labour Disruption at Canada Post, effective August 26, 2016 all benefit cheques issued by the City of Kawartha Lakes Social Services, including for residents of the County of Haliburton, are being issued in person only. This includes all direct client payments as well as trustee, third party and vendor cheques. Payments issued by Direct Bank Deposit (DBD) are still being processed normally.

The first of the month cheques, for the month of September, will be available for pick up as follows:

Municipality

Location

Address

Date

Pick-up Times

City of Kawartha Lakes

Lindsay Office

322 Kent St. W., lower boardroom

August 31, 2016

9:00 – 4:00

City of Kawartha Lakes

Lindsay Office

322 Kent St. W., lower boardroom

September 1, 2016

9:00 – 4:00

County of Haliburton

Haliburton Office

49 Maple Ave, Unit 8, Haliburton

August 31, 2016

9:00 – 4:00

County of Haliburton

Haliburton Office

49 Maple Ave, Unit 8, Haliburton

September 1, 2016

9:00 – 4:00

 

Cheques will be available at the Lindsay and Haliburton locations - Clients should contact their local office for updates or any questions regarding cheque pick up locations and times. 

Clients are encouraged to register for Direct Bank Deposit of their assistance.  All payments can be made by DBD to avoid travel to pick up cheques or mailing delays.  Please contact your caseworker for further information.

For further information contact the Lindsay Social Services office at 705-324-9870 or the Haliburton Social Services office at 705-457-4571.

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For more information, please contact

Janine Mitchell
Manager, Social Services
705-324-9870 extension 3229 
jmitchell@city.kawarthalakes.on.ca

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