Ontario Employment Services
YMCA Careerworx!, YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all YMCA programs have been cancelled, and all facilities are closed. Staff are available via phone and email to assist with questions and to make referrals to local programs and services.

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, and 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

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills 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 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

23 Main St E
Hamilton, ON
L8N 1E7
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30am-4:30pm, Wed 8:30am-8pm
Phone: 905-540-9679


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


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 www.ontario.ca/employmentontario




Fully Accessible



Primary Contact Person

Una Gibbons, Program Manager

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit;Registered Charity