Mohawk College
Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Community Employment Services, Ontario Employment Services, Lower East Hamilton site

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mohawk Community Employment Services is closed for walk in service at both the Fennell Campus and 163 Centennial Parkway locations until further notice. Employment assistance is still available Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Please call 905-575-2177, text 905-870-3631, or email

Comprehensive employment and job search services

assessment of skills, interests and experience

job search strategies, including resume preparation

information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities

on-the-job training, work experience

help in maintaining employment

information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training, job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers, mentorship, education and work transition supports

Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Services for employers -- help in identifying their human resource skill requirements

matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience

support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention

Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees

available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees

163 Centennial Pkwy N
Hamilton, ON
L8E 1H8
Hours: Mon 8:30am-6:30pm * Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri- 8:30am-4:30pm
Phone: 905-575-2177
Toll Free: 1-866-891-2011
Crisis: 905-575-2024


Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers
Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school.
Youth Job Connection -- Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time, and experiencing multiple barriers to employment.
Youth Job Connection Summer -- Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to post-secondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work


Call or drop in. For general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit their website.




Fully Accessible



Primary Contact Person

Mena Morassutti, Program Assistant

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit