Wesley
Newcomer and Community Services, Ontario Employment Services

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Comprehensive employment and job search services, skills assessment, resume preparation, and employment and training opportunities.



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 transitions 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

151 Queen St N
Hamilton, ON
L8R 2V6
Hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm * Sat 9 am-1 pm
Phone: 289-396-5864

Eligibility

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

Application

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.

Fees

None; All services are free of charge.

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English

Primary Contact Person

Marlene Christison, Case Manager

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit