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Referrals - Government

Federal Government Benefits

The Federal Government's website at has a "benefits finder" feature that you can use to get a personal list of benefits for which you may qualify.  Click the link above, then after entering the site click Benefits Finder on the right hand side of the page.

Complaints about Provincial Organizations

The Ontario Ombudsman's office takes complaints about Ontario Government services. To learn more about the services they offer and how to register a complaint, visit their website or read our Tip Sheet.

Services Provided by MPs and MPPs Offices

Your local MP (Member of Parliament) and MPP (Member of Provincial Parliament) can assist you with things that we cannot.  For a listing of services provided by your MP and MPP, please click on the link appropriate for your area below:


Mike Bossio - MP for Hastings-Lennox & Addington.

Neil Ellis - MP for Bay of Quinte.


Todd Smith - MPP for Bay of Quinte - contact info TBA

Daryl Kramp - MPP for Hastings-Lennox & Addington - contact info TBA


To send your thoughts and suggestions to the Premier of Ontario, please visit and send your message through the secure online form.  You may also email the premier at


Local Municipalities


Town of Bancroft

City of Belleville

Town of Deseronto

Town of Greater Napanee

Town of Picton

City of Quinte West (amalgamation of Trenton, Sidney, Murray and Frankford)


Effective January 1, 2016, the Ontario Ombudsman now investigates complaints about Municipalities.  See their website or brochure for more information.