VPI Working Solutions
Ontario Employment Services, Hamilton Mountain Central

During COVID-19 API Working Solutions is continuing to offer all services and support remotely. Contact by phone, email or via the website for assistance.

Provides employment programs, assessments and supportive vocational services that help residents of Ontario improve job readiness, explore training and get back to work. As a service provider for the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD), they facilitate several Employment Ontario programs to help job seekers find work and training opportunities. They also work directly with employers who are looking to hire.

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

For employers: 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.

1051 Upper James St Ste 102
Hamilton, ON
L9C 3A6
Hours: Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-8 pm
Phone: 905-387-2220
TTY: 905-667-1682


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

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention


Please 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 the website.




Fully Accessible



Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type