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YWCA Toronto - Employment/Settlement Services

Employment and Training, YWCA Toronto Employment Centre, Kingston Rd

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Description
COVID-19 Update -- in-person services may be impacted: check ahead to confirm; program staff continue to actively assist clients virtually by email, phone or Zoom
  • 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

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
Eligibility
Focus on women, female youth and gender diverse individuals


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

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
416-269-0090
Fax
416-269-0114
Website
Visit Website
Email
wec3090@ywcatoronto.org
Mailing Address
3090 Kingston Rd
Suite 300
Toronto, ON, M1M 1P2
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Raji Rajendran, Manager
Fees
None
Documents Required
Contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
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Last Updated On
September 27, 2022
Address
3090 Kingston Rd, Suite 300
Toronto, ON, M1M 1P2
Cross streets: McCowan Rd and Kingston Rd

YWCA Toronto Site Location: YWCA Toronto Employment Centre, Kingston Rd

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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 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

COVID-19 -- in-person service may be impacted; remote service hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area