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The Abilities to Work is a not for profit organization focused on accessibility and inclusion. We support persons with disabilities in finding their  future by connecting them with opportunities in employment, education or training. We also support employers by auditing their accessibility awareness and educating them on how to be more accessible.

Website: https://www.disabilityaccess.org/

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ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting employers with qualified employees from diverse backgrounds. More than 39,000 job seekers are served annually at seven locations across the Greater Toronto Area. As a not-for-profit corporation, ACCES receives funding from all levels of government, corporate sponsors, various supporters and the United Way Greater Toronto.

ACCES Employment provides job search services entirely free-of-charge through physical locations in the Greater Toronto Area only (Ontario, Canada).  We provide some online services to pre-arrival clients internationally who are already approved to come to Canada.

Our Vision
A fully inclusive labour force that reflects the diversity, skills and experience of Canada's population.

Our Mission
ACCES Employment assists job seekers from diverse backgrounds, who are facing barriers to employment, to integrate into the Canadian job market. We achieve this by providing employment services, linking employers to skilled people and building strong networks in collaboration with community partners.

Our Values
We value and respect the uniqueness of each individual, including our clients, our employers, our community partners and ourselves. We strive to provide every person with customer service excellence and an exceptional customer experience.

Inclusive: We are committed to respecting individual differences and being accessible to all those we serve. ACCES Employment staff reflects the diversity of our community.

Accountable: We provide transparent, high-quality services and achieve results that are measurable and fiscally responsible.

Client-Focused: Our services are customized to meet the needs of our clients, communities and employers.

Collaborative: We work together to achieve our goals and respect the contributions of others, both within ACCES Employment and with our stakeholders.

Learning: We listen and stay connected to our communities, clients, employers and other partners to continuously improve.

Entrepreneurial: We seek new, innovative and creative opportunities to be a leading-edge organization.

Responsive: We are flexible and embrace change, continuously adapting to emerging needs and opportunities within a dynamic environment.

Results-Oriented: We focus on action, outcomes and setting new standards of excellence.

Website: https://accesemployment.ca/

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The Power to Achieve More

Achēv connects people to opportunities that help them achieve their full potential. We provide the resources and guidance based on the local labour market  needed to achieve your employment goals. Through high-quality programs and personalized services, Achēv supports career development, employment,  language, education, specialized services for youth and settlement success in our communities.

Achēv's staffing experts assist you in taking the next step towards securing and maintaining a job. From employment preparation to career coaching to employer connections and placement services, we offer the tools, training and support necessary to establish your career or train for a better job. Achēv  provides the human resources support that employers need. We offer no-cost resource supports, on-boarding and training assistance, candidate recruitment, hiring events and job postings to assist you to hire the perfect candidate and develop your workforce.

Website: https://achev.ca

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BMC has over 30 years of experience serving a diverse and multicultural community in Peel. The agency was established as a non-profit to serve and work with newcomers, and to facilitate their settlement and integration into Canada. Today, BMC offers a wide range of services and learning opportunities to connect clients to a better future in the ever changing Canadian society. All of BMC services are provided in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. Services are delivered within an anti-oppressive framework discouraging labeling, stigma, exclusion and promotion values of equity, inclusion, and empowerment at all levels and situations. BMC practices are collaborative in nature and recognize that each client is the expert in their own life. BMC service delivery is holistic in nature and offers a range of integrated series and engages key stakeholders in the community to meet the needs of all clients. 

Website: http://bmccentre.org/

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Within our own five community service locations, six Peel Living buildings, and throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community. A community builder since 1971, our many programs and services address community needs in one of the most uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse communities in the GTA. We are home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange community hub that includes food supports and a range of activities, Caledon Specialist Clinic, and around-the-clock personal support services for seniors. We offer resettlement services and language classes for newcomers (LINC) and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth ages 15-30 as well as exciting volunteer opportunities and two affordable retail shopping destinations that support all of our programs and service delivery. We are proud to support many partner agencies who provide much-needed services to Caledon residents within our Exchange and home office locations. Learn more at ccs4u.org 

Website: https://ccs4u.org/

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Career Connection builds a bridge between businesses and employment candidates who have an intellectual disability for mutual success and inclusion.
We guide our candidates towards their employment goals with career planning, training and skills development. Our experienced staff support job seekers through the entire process, from application to on-site training.
We work closely with businesses that support inclusion to provide pre-screened, work-ready candidates that are invested in long-term success. Through job coaching and regular follow-up, we strive for a smooth on-boarding process and high retention rates. The results are productive team members that inspire others to reach their own new heights.
Our success is built on acceptance, respect and team building as we all work towards a more inclusive business community.

Website: www.career-connection.ca

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Comprised of multiple centres, our organization operates as an independent charity. Our Centres deliver free government-funded programs and fee-based programs to help people at various stages of life (youth, job seekers, second career seekers and newcomers to Canada) get on a path to career success.

Services include one-on-one job search coaching, workshops, settlement services, ESL classes, academic upgrading and funded and fee-based pre-apprenticeship skilled trades programs. Our Centres also collaborate closely with employers, providing free professional recruitment with access to pre-screened candidates, financial wage and training incentives and customized skilled trades training. 

Collectively, our Centres serve over 20,000 people annually in the Halton Region and Mississauga.

Website: https://centreforskills.ca/

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Collège Boréal’s Employment Services is an employment and training program funded by the Government of Ontario that takes the time to understand your company’s needs in today’s changing economy. We have a growing pool of training-ready candidates with various educational backgrounds and skill levels to meet your immediate and long-term staffing requirements.
Employers who are looking to hire staff can advertise job openings that can be shared amongst our network of 13 sites within the province.   Our staff can provide employers with screening and recruiting services to meet their business needs. Some of the services we offer:
•    Free job posting in our resource centre and on our website.
•    Assistance with candidate screening, resulting in savings in recruitment time, and advertising costs.
•    Possibility of grants for the training of eligible candidates
•    Access to our meeting rooms for interviews and job fairs
•    Regular follow-ups with employers to ensure that the candidate is meeting your expectations.

Le secteur d’employabilité du Collège Boréal, Options Emploi, est un programme axé sur l’emploi et la formation qui est financé par le gouvernement de l’Ontario. Notre équipe prend le temps de comprendre les besoins de votre entreprise dans une économie en évolution constante. Nous possédons un bassin croissant de candidats et de candidates ayant divers niveaux de scolarité et de compétences, prêts à intégrer le marché du travail pour satisfaire à vos besoins de dotation actuels et à long terme.
Les employeurs à la recherche de personnel peuvent afficher leurs offres d’emploi qui peuvent être partagées parmi notre réseau de 13 sites en province. Le personnel d’Options Emploi fournit des services de sélection et de recrutement pour répondre aux besoins des entreprises. Affichage de vos postes
•    Service gratuit d’affichage d’emplois dans nos centres de ressources et sur notre site web
•    Recherche et présélection de candidats ou candidates qui répondent à vos besoins précis
•    Possibilité de subventions pour formation de candidats ou candidates admissibles
•    Accès à nos salles de rencontre pour entrevues et foires d’emploi
•    Aide au recrutement de personnel bilingue

Website: http://www.1job.ca

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COSTI is a multservices community based agency providing a range of services to newcomers and vulnerable populations across the Greater Toronto Area.  Service areas include Employment, Settlement, Education & Training and Community Development.  

Website: http://www.costi.org/

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Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre (DBNC) was founded in 1988 as a non-profit organization.  The programs offered are free of charge and responsive to the community members' needs and include Employment Ontario.

DBNC Employment Ontario offers a client-centric Integrated Service Model to all client groups to ensure that they are served effectively in their journey to find employment and retain it.  
Our Employment Specialists team delivers high-quality, efficient, effective and friendly services to job seekers and employers, including clients with complex needs and specialized groups.

Contact DBNC Employment whether you are looking for a new job, career guidance or getting ready for that next interview, employmentservices@dixiebloor.ca

Website: https://dixiebloor.ca/

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Family Services of Peel (FSP) was established in 1971 as a as a multi-service agency non-profit, charitable organization to provide family and community support services for the people of Peel Region. Through leadership, collaboration, and innovation, FSP provides professional counselling, educational programs, employment support services, support for people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as support for victims of violence and abuse.  Sensitive to cultural and social diversity, FSP operates from an anti-racism/anti-oppression equity framework, utilizes a trauma specific focus and integrates ongoing research and data analysis through the FSP's  Peel Institute of Violence Prevention.   

Website: https://fspeel.org/

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Humber College Community Employment Services is a well-established employment service provider in Brampton. We are equipped to meet your employment support needs as well as provide further opportunities for training and continuing education.  We are dedicated to serving you, whether you are recently unemployed, out of the workforce for a long period of time, or starting your first job. Our resourceful staff can assist you in finding the right position that matches your skills. We can also assist you with career planning through the development of an action plan to meet your career pathway goals. Humber College is a leading post-secondary institution and this enables us to create strong partnerships with business and industry and have access to a wide range of jobs to help support you in your job search efforts. We have longstanding relationships with employers, who look to us to meet their labour force needs.
 
There are many workshops to choose from to help you build your job search and presentation skills, as well as, one on one support to develop a winning resume. Regular employer events and job fairs are held either virtually or in person (post pandemic), to provide you with direct access to employers for available positions
 
Job seekers can receive personalized supports from our Workforce Specialists to help you assess your skills and experience, set up interviews with employers and support you on your journey to finding the right employment opportunity for long term success. Once you do obtain a job, our support continues, as we want to ensure that you have the resources and support you need to be successful.
 
In addition to our Employment Services we have a range of Humber College programs to support your preparation for employment listed below:
 
For Newcomers to Canada who are internationally trained professionals we offer: 
  • Bridging Programs:
    •  Engineering Skills Enhancement
    •  IT Infrastructure
    • .Net
    • Supply Chain Management
  • Language Training:
    • Occupation Specific Language Training
    • English as a Second Language
  • Educational Advising Service for Newcomers
  • TRIEC Mentorship Program
    • Internationally trained professionals meet and network with mentors in their field. 
For job seekers interested in careers in the trades:
  • Apprenticeship Training Information Sessions at Humber Community Employment Services location in Brampton
  • Pathway to the trades Preparatory Program
  • Short term Pre-apprenticeship Training Programs
  • Support in finding an employer to start working in a chosen trade and assistance in obtaining an apprenticeship
 
Job seekers interested in taking courses to enhance their skills:
  • Educational Advising for Career Related Courses
  • Preparatory Programs to Close the Educational Gap to Access Career Related Courses
  • Digital Fluency for the Workforce (micro-credential)
 
When you choose Humber College Community Employment Services you will receive support from an exceptional team that will take the time to listen to your concern, provide the information you need and assist you in finding meaningful and sustainable employment.

Website: http://www.jobs.humber.ca

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Job Skills, a non-profit charitable community-based employment and training organization, has successfully delivered employment solutions for 30+ years across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and neighbouring regions. Today, the agency provides employment, employer, business, and newcomer services and programs in York and Peel Regions and Simcoe County.
 
Since 1988, the agency’s mission, vision, and values support a strong, outcome-focused, and client-centric employment services system, grounded in responding to community needs and customer service excellence. Innovative programs and services, supported by up-to-date technology, provide effective pathways to sustainable employment for individuals while also supporting the business community.
 
Job Skills’ programs, services, outreach, and referrals assist more than 20,000 individuals annually to maximize their potential through new employment opportunities, new careers, and new businesses that help build strong work foundations. Clients include those with specialized needs such as newcomers, youth with complex needs, persons with disabilities requiring additional supports, Indigenous people, those in receipt of Ontario Works, and francophones. With a broad mix of programming approaches that include e-learning, in-person workshops, coaching (virtual and in-person), and motivational interviewing, Job Skills is consistently able to maintain and exceed contractual outcomes by focusing on operational excellence.
 
Job Skills also offers customized employer services to help employers meet their specific labour market needs, including recruitment services, placement and retention, and financial supports for hiring. These services—including workforce planning support—help ensure the business community's long-term successful growth while supporting job seekers to find meaningful employment.

Website: https://www.jobskills.org/

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The mission of March of Dimes Canada is to maximize the independence, personal empowerment and community participation of people with disabilities. March of Dimes Canada Employment Services exists to ensure that people with disabilities find and keep meaningful jobs. We are leaders in matching people who have disabilities with employers seeking qualified job candidates.

Website: http://www.modcemploymentservices.ca/

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Next-Steps Employment Centres are operated by the Toronto District School Board and funded by Employment Ontario. Our seven locations in Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan offer FREE services to job seekers and employers.

Website: http://www.next-steps.ca/

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PCAS Inc. mission is to provide services which brings measurable, and lasting improvement in the quality of life of clients by delivering the appropriate, needs-based services to enhance their economic, and social inclusion.

Website: https://www.peelcareer.com/

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STRIDE is a specialized mental health and addiction agency focusing on employment, serving Halton and Peel regions. We exist because work matters -- and is proven to improve the quality of people’s lives. We help our clients gain and maintain meaningful employment through individualized programs, resources and connections to supportive employers in our community. STRIDE envisions a future where barriers to employment have been eliminated for people living with mental health or addiction challenges. We are committed to providing individualized support to empower people to gain and maintain meaningful employment.

Website: https://stride.on.ca/

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The Bennett Edge is a Service Provider of the Employment Ontario network of programs and services. We are a Specialist Service, assisting Persons with Disabilities to obtain and maintain competitive employment at no cost to the client or the employer. Our leading edge approach to building successful partnerships begins with a commitment to providing excellent service. Focused on the strengths and skills of our candidates and the needs and expectations of employers, we strive to create partnerships that work.

Website: http://www.thebennettedge.com/

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* Specialists in helping people with disabilities secure and maintain meaningful employment.
* In addition, we provide assistance with developing business plans and helping individuals launch a self-employment enterprise.
* Our talented and dedicated team of case managers and job develoeprs work with individuals with a variety of disabilities and barriers to employment to assist clients reach their employment and self employment goals.
* We travel to clients and provide after hour services.

Website: http://www.thejob-centre.ca

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VPI has been providing employment services to individuals and organizations for more than 30 years.  Based in Mississauga with 17 locations across Southern Ontario, we help job seekers in local communities find work and training opportunities.  We also work directly with employers who are looking to hire.

Website: https://www.vpi-inc.com/

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WCG is driven to change lives and strengthen communities by adding value for both job seekers and employers. As an industry leader in developing employment and vocational rehabilitation programs across Canada, we create innovative, community-based and cost-effective solutions to meet today’s challenges.

For over 25 years, WCG Services have been partnering with governments and local agencies across Canada to create sustainable employment opportunities for people, businesses and communities.  WCG provides jobseekers with the support and programs they need and connects employers to their next great hire. We understand that the power of work gives hope, strengthens families and fills hearts.

Website: https://www.wcgservices.com

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The YMCA of Greater Toronto is a charity tackling the most critical social issues in the GTA. For more than 160 years, we have offered children, teens, young adults and families the opportunity for personal growth, community involvement and leadership.

Website: https://ymcagta.org/

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