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Address:
41 Chauncey Ave, Toronto, ON M8Z 2Z2
Phone: 416 231-2295 / TTY 416 253-2726
Fax: 416 253-2700
Eligibility:
  • Adults (18+)
Description of Service:

Eligbility

Individuals 16 years and older

Description of Service

Workplace Essential Skills Training (WEST): eight-week program for persons 18 years and over in receipt of Ontario Works communication skills. Topics: basic computer skills, resume writing, interview skills, work placements.

Workplace Employment Placement Services (WEPS): two-week workshop for adults with barriers to employment. Topics: interview skills, job development support, follow up.

Information and Resource Service (IRS): workshops, information and resources on careers and occupations, the local labour market, training opportunities and job search strategies. Information on apprenticeship training and resources for internationally trained individuals seeking employment consistent with their skills and experience.

Employment Planning and Preparation (EPP): individual support to clarify employment needs and develop an action plan, assist with making decisions, and searching for a job.

Job Development and Placement Support (JDPS): placements into employment for work experience and/or on-the-job training.