ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting employers with qualified employees from diverse backgrounds. More than 39,000 job seekers are served annually at seven locations across the Greater Toronto Area. As a not-for-profit corporation, ACCES receives funding from all levels of government, corporate sponsors, various supporters and the United Way Greater Toronto.
ACCES Employment provides job search services entirely free-of-charge through physical locations in the Greater Toronto Area only (Ontario, Canada). We provide some online services to pre-arrival clients internationally who are already approved to come to Canada.
A fully inclusive labour force that reflects the diversity, skills and experience of Canada's population.
ACCES Employment assists job seekers from diverse backgrounds, who are facing barriers to employment, to integrate into the Canadian job market. We achieve this by providing employment services, linking employers to skilled people and building strong networks in collaboration with community partners.
We value and respect the uniqueness of each individual, including our clients, our employers, our community partners and ourselves. We strive to provide every person with customer service excellence and an exceptional customer experience.
Inclusive: We are committed to respecting individual differences and being accessible to all those we serve. ACCES Employment staff reflects the diversity of our community.
Accountable: We provide transparent, high-quality services and achieve results that are measurable and fiscally responsible.
Client-Focused: Our services are customized to meet the needs of our clients, communities and employers.
Collaborative: We work together to achieve our goals and respect the contributions of others, both within ACCES Employment and with our stakeholders.
Learning: We listen and stay connected to our communities, clients, employers and other partners to continuously improve.
Entrepreneurial: We seek new, innovative and creative opportunities to be a leading-edge organization.
Responsive: We are flexible and embrace change, continuously adapting to emerging needs and opportunities within a dynamic environment.
Results-Oriented: We focus on action, outcomes and setting new standards of excellence.
Within our own five community service locations, six Peel Living buildings, and throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community. A community builder since 1971, our many programs and services address community needs in one of the most uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse communities in the GTA. We are home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange community hub that includes food supports and a range of activities, Caledon Specialist Clinic, and around-the-clock personal support services for seniors. We offer resettlement services and language classes for newcomers (LINC) and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth ages 15-30 as well as exciting volunteer opportunities and two affordable retail shopping destinations that support all of our programs and service delivery. We are proud to support many partner agencies who provide much-needed services to Caledon residents within our Exchange and home office locations. Learn more at ccs4u.org
Career Connection builds a bridge between businesses and employment candidates who have an intellectual disability for mutual success and inclusion.
We guide our candidates towards their employment goals with career planning, training and skills development. Our experienced staff support job seekers through the entire process, from application to on-site training.
We work closely with businesses that support inclusion to provide pre-screened, work-ready candidates that are invested in long-term success. Through job coaching and regular follow-up, we strive for a smooth on-boarding process and high retention rates. The results are productive team members that inspire others to reach their own new heights.
Our success is built on acceptance, respect and team building as we all work towards a more inclusive business community.
Comprised of multiple centres, our organization operates as an independent charity. Our Centres deliver free government-funded programs and fee-based programs to help people at various stages of life (youth, job seekers, second career seekers and newcomers to Canada) get on a path to career success.
Services include one-on-one job search coaching, workshops, settlement services, ESL classes, academic upgrading and funded and fee-based pre-apprenticeship skilled trades programs. Our Centres also collaborate closely with employers, providing free professional recruitment with access to pre-screened candidates, financial wage and training incentives and customized skilled trades training.
Collectively, our Centres serve over 20,000 people annually in the Halton Region and Mississauga.
COSTI is a multservices community based agency providing a range of services to newcomers and vulnerable populations across the Greater Toronto Area. Service areas include Employment, Settlement, Education & Training and Community Development.
Family Services of Peel (FSP) was established in 1971 as a as a multi-service agency non-profit, charitable organization to provide family and community support services for the people of Peel Region. Through leadership, collaboration, and innovation, FSP provides professional counselling, educational programs, employment support services, support for people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as support for victims of violence and abuse. Sensitive to cultural and social diversity, FSP operates from an anti-racism/anti-oppression equity framework, utilizes a trauma specific focus and integrates ongoing research and data analysis through the FSP's Peel Institute of Violence Prevention.
Job Skills, a non-profit charitable community-based employment and training organization, has successfully delivered employment solutions for 30+ years across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and neighbouring regions. Today, the agency provides employment, employer, business, and newcomer services and programs in York and Peel Regions and Simcoe County.
Since 1988, the agency’s mission, vision, and values support a strong, outcome-focused, and client-centric employment services system, grounded in responding to community needs and customer service excellence. Innovative programs and services, supported by up-to-date technology, provide effective pathways to sustainable employment for individuals while also supporting the business community.
Job Skills’ programs, services, outreach, and referrals assist more than 20,000 individuals annually to maximize their potential through new employment opportunities, new careers, and new businesses that help build strong work foundations. Clients include those with specialized needs such as newcomers, youth with complex needs, persons with disabilities requiring additional supports, Indigenous people, those in receipt of Ontario Works, and francophones. With a broad mix of programming approaches that include e-learning, in-person workshops, coaching (virtual and in-person), and motivational interviewing, Job Skills is consistently able to maintain and exceed contractual outcomes by focusing on operational excellence.
Job Skills also offers customized employer services to help employers meet their specific labour market needs, including recruitment services, placement and retention, and financial supports for hiring. These services—including workforce planning support—help ensure the business community's long-term successful growth while supporting job seekers to find meaningful employment.
Next-Steps Employment Centres are operated by the Toronto District School Board and funded by Employment Ontario. Our seven locations in Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan offer FREE services to job seekers and employers.
PCAS Inc. mission is to provide services which brings measurable, and lasting improvement in the quality of life of clients by delivering the appropriate, needs-based services to enhance their economic, and social inclusion.
STRIDE is a specialized mental health and addiction agency focusing on employment, serving Halton and Peel regions. We exist because work matters -- and is proven to improve the quality of people’s lives. We help our clients gain and maintain meaningful employment through individualized programs, resources and connections to supportive employers in our community. STRIDE envisions a future where barriers to employment have been eliminated for people living with mental health or addiction challenges. We are committed to providing individualized support to empower people to gain and maintain meaningful employment.
* Specialists in helping people with disabilities secure and maintain meaningful employment.
* In addition, we provide assistance with developing business plans and helping individuals launch a self-employment enterprise.
* Our talented and dedicated team of case managers and job develoeprs work with individuals with a variety of disabilities and barriers to employment to assist clients reach their employment and self employment goals.
* We travel to clients and provide after hour services.
WCG is driven to change lives and strengthen communities by adding value for both job seekers and employers. As an industry leader in developing employment and vocational rehabilitation programs across Canada, we create innovative, community-based and cost-effective solutions to meet today’s challenges.
For over 25 years, WCG Services have been partnering with governments and local agencies across Canada to create sustainable employment opportunities for people, businesses and communities. WCG provides jobseekers with the support and programs they need and connects employers to their next great hire. We understand that the power of work gives hope, strengthens families and fills hearts.