Goodwill, The Amity Group
Ontario Employment Services, Goodwill Upper Gage Career Centre

Due to COVID-19 all Goodwill career centres and resource centres have been closed. Employment services are available online and over the phone. For service, please email or phone 905-526-8488 x 1307.

Provides employment services including job search services, youth job connection, services for employers, and information on the second career program and the Canada-Ontario Job Grant.

Employment Service - 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


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 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

1050 Upper Gage Ave
Hamilton, ON
L8V 5B7
Hours: Mon-Sat 8:30am-4:30pm * Except Wed 8:30am-8pm
Phone: 905-526-8488 x1307


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




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Primary Contact Person

Jacqueline Parry, Administrative Assistant

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Halton Region; Brant County

Agency Type

Non Profit