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Comprehensive employment and job search services offered throughout Hamilton. Contact the specific site for details. 

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Provides temporary regular financial benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find a job; able-bodied claimants must be seeking employment to remain eligible. 

Applications should be submitted as soon as employment ends. Individuals can apply for benefits even if they have not yet received their Record of Employment (ROE)

A program to help students qualify for admission to Mohawk College programs and assist in employment readiness. Focusing on raising Math, Science and English skills to the college-entry level and employment standards.

Offers upgrading in:

  • GED preparation
  • Up to grade 12 college equivalency in English, Science & Math

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills. Helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence.

The local riding office can provide advocacy and assistance with all federal ministries and programs. They may assist in completing forms for federal services. These include:

  • Employment Insurance (EI)
  • Passports
  • Immigration
  • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and completing tax forms
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
  • Old Age Security (OAS)

They may also help in obtaining congratulatory messages/scrolls for significant milestones.

Offers programs that assist people with serious mental illnesses, living both in and out of hospital, to gain or regain valued roles through evidence-based rehabilitation. A program of the Schizophrenia & Community Integration Service (SCIS).

Programs include: