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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Skills Enhancement (Workplace Based Training)

Skills Enhancement (Workplace Based Training)

The Skills Enhancement Program is designed to help employed or under-employed participants remain gainfully employed when a threat of loss of a job is imminent or to enable employed participants to enhance the skills required for their employment goal. A threat of loss of a job can be a result of changes in technology or certification or education requirements for the job.

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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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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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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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Disability Opportunity Initiative

Disability Opportunity Initiative

The Disability Opportunity Initiative is designed to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain and keep employment or become self-employed, thus, increasing their economic independence.

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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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Youth Community Based Projects

Youth Community Based Projects

The Youth, Community-Based Project is designed to provide work opportunities to Six Nations youth who face greater barriers than their peers, to entering the labour market, by providing opportunity for youth to participate in meaningful community service projects.

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