NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Tropicana Community Services Organization

Ontario Employment Services

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COVID19 -- Remote employment counselling and job matching/placement * for information, call 416-491-7000, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm or email to

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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

Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training * job matching * paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports

Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

For employers: 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
Focus on youth
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
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: East York, eastern North York, Scarborough and other east Toronto communities
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
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Mailing Address
505 Consumers Rd
Suite 102
Toronto, ON, M2J 4V8
English; Other - Services available in many languages -- call for details
Migdalia Jones, Manager of Programs and Services
Phone: 416-491-7000 ext 222
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
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Last Updated On
February 11, 2021
505 Consumers Rd, Suite 102
Toronto, ON, M2J 4V8
Intersection: Victoria Park Ave and Sheppard Ave E;
Tropicana Community Services Organization Site Location: Employment Centre
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Hours of Operation
COVID-19 -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • East York
  • North York
  • North York Central
  • North York East
  • North York West
  • Scarborough
  • Scarborough Central
  • Scarborough North
  • Scarborough South
  • Toronto Downtown
  • Toronto Downtown Central
  • Toronto Downtown East
  • Toronto Downtown North
  • Toronto Downtown West