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CAFCAN

Ontario Employment Services


Description
COVID-19 -- all in person programs and services are suspended, call for information on services offered remotely

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

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
Comments
Formerly known as Jamaican Canadian Association
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

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area and surrounding region
Application Process
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.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/
Phone
416-740-1056
Fax
416-746-7035
Website
Visit Website
Email
info@cafcan.org
Languages
Arabic; English; Twi
Fees
None
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
February 11, 2021
Address
Jamaican Canadian Association; 995 Arrow Rd
Toronto, ON, M9M 2Z5
Intersection: Weston Rd and Sheppard Ave W;
CAFCAN Site Location: CAFCAN
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, also Wed 4:30 pm-7 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Durham Region
  • Halton Region
  • Peel Region
  • Toronto
  • York Region