Empowering Abilities Program

Provides one-on-one support to job seekers with self-disclosed disabilities with the goal of gaining and maintaining meaningful employment.  Supports business owners with implementing accessible hiring practices.  Assists employers with transition of job ready clients with disabilities into the workplace.  Services include:

  • Job coaching
  • Work placements
  • Industry-specific certifications
  • First Aid/CPR and WHMIS training
  • Wage subsidies for job placements 

This program is funded by the Government of Canada through the Opportunities Fund. 

Organizations that offer this Service
Career Foundation
Sites that offer this Service
Career Foundation Hamilton Office
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30

Tuesday:
8:30-16:30

Wednesday:
8:30-16:30

Thursday:
8:30-16:30

Friday:
8:30-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Mon-Fri
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Toll-Free Number: 1-855-223-8231
TTY Number: 1-877-688-5504
Fax Number: 905-667-0468
Website: Website

110 James St S
Hamilton, ON
L8P 2Z2

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • have a self-disclosed disability
  • legally entitled to work in Canada
  • not currently employed full time
  • want to work over 20 hours a week
  • have not received or be eligible for EI in the last 5 years
  • willing to participate in program over a duration of 10 weeks
Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Contact to book an intake and assessment appointment

Contact
Elaine Logie, Project Coordinator, Career Foundation
Last Full Update
April 22, 2021