Employment Supports Program

Employment Supports Program

The Employment Supports Program is designed to provide supports necessary for individuals to enter or re-enter the labour market or to maintain employment. Employment Supports may be used to cover costs, including but not limited to: • Purchase of work clothes • Certification and testing • Equipment (e.g. safety glasses) • Bus tickets • Driver’s license • Bus fare or daycare on a limited/emergency basis • Other costs that are determined as eligible • Birth Certificates • Social Insurance Numbers • Criminal Records Official Pardon

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Employer Services

Employer Services

The Employer Services (ES) of Employment Ontario is designed to provide assistance to clients who are seeking employment. ES provides employment services and supports to a wide range of individuals, including youth who may be facing some barriers.

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Targeted Wage Subsidy (TWS)

Targeted Wage Subsidy (TWS)

The Targeted Wage Subsidy Program is designed to assist eligible participants, who have employment barriers, to become employed, by providing wage subsidies to employers.

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Mobility Assistance

Mobility Assistance

The Mobility Assistance Program is designed to enable clients to accept full-time employment opportunities, when the client must move from their existing residence to accept a job.

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Second Career

Second Career

To provide laid-off, unemployed individuals with skills training to help them find employment in occupations with demonstrated labour market prospects in Ontario.

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Career Experience / Job Shadow

Career Experience / Job Shadow

The Career Experience/Job Experience Program is designed to expose unemployed participants to one or more careers, to help them decide on the career they want to pursue, before or after formal education.

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Purchase of Training / Skills Development

Purchase of Training / Skills Development

The Purchase of Training Program is designed to help participants overcome existing or anticipated labour market barriers, by obtaining employment that meets labour market of businesses and other organizations’ needs. The Program offers a variety of training courses, from public and private training institutions.

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