VCCS Employment Services

Site: VCCS Employment Services

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Description (Service) 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

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

Also provides Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) for those 55 to 64 years (or 65 and older if all TIOW criteria are met) who are unemployed (out of work or working less than an average of 20 hours per week), are legally entitled to work in Canada, and lack skills needed to find a new job * broad range of training and supports * assists in finding new jobs by matching skills and experience with the needs of local employers wanting to hire

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
Service Details
Hours Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:30am-4:30pm *Wed 8:30am-7pm * Fri 8:30am-4:30pm  
Sat 9 am-12 noon (2nd Saturday of the month in April, June, August, October, December and February)
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes (City of)
Eligibility 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

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention

* 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
Application 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
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Whitney Town Centre
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
370 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 6G8
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Intersection Kent Street West and St. Joseph Road
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-328-0180
After Hours Phone Voice Mail
Fax 705-328-3649
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Primary Executive Carol Timlin, Executive Director; Phone: 705-328-0180 ext 226; Email:
Alternate Executive Brenda Roxburgh, Assistant Executive Director; Phone: 705-328-0180 ext 227; Email: