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Youth Employment Services YES

Ontario Employment Services, Bloor / Dundas Site

Search Agency Service

Description
COVID-19 -- in-person service may be available -- check ahead; most services remain virtual


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


Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance

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

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
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


Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges

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



Residency Requirements: City of Toronto
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/
Office
416-535-8448
Fax
416-535-5369
Website
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Email
yes1610@yes.on.ca
Mailing Address
1610 Bloor St W
Main Fl
Toronto, ON, M6P 1A7
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
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Last Updated On
October 18, 2022
Address
1610 Bloor St W, Main Fl
Toronto, ON, M6P 1A7
Cross streets: Keele St and Bloor St W

Youth Employment Services YES Site Location: Bloor/Dundas Site

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Mon-Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm, Wed 9 am-6 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area