Options Emploi Collège Boréal
Ontario Employment Services, Hamilton Central

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

Jackson Square
120 King St W Suite 150
Hamilton, ON
L8P 1A1
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 905-544-9824 x7306
Toll Free: 1-800-361-6673 x7350


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 postsecondary 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 www.ontario.ca/employmentontario




Fully Accessible


English; French

Primary Contact Person

Luc Bonaventure Ayité Amoussou, Regional Manager

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Provincial Government