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

Career Foundation

Ontario Employment Services, Etobicoke Employment Centre

COVID19 -- client intakes, coaching, hiring fairs, training and job placement is still happening every day by phone and /or internet
  • currently have employers with positions to fill and are using phone and internet to connect employers and job seekers as soon as possible
  • both one-on-one telephone/internet sessions and group telephone/internet sessions available

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
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
COVID 19 -- In-person services suspended until further notice; call or email to inquire about programs and services offered via phone, email or online
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
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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English, Hindi, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Urdu, Other - interpreters for other languages
Christina Montauti, Program Manager
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Designated parking at entrance; wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms; elevator with braille and voice/tone features and lowered buttons
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Last Updated On
November 11, 2020
2150 Islington Ave, Suite 210
Toronto, ON, M9P 3V4
Intersection: Islington Ave and Hwy 401;
Career Foundation Site Location: Etobicoke Employment Centre
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Hours of Operation
COVID19 -- walk-in service currently suspended Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm ; Wed 8:30 am-6 pm
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