Focus Community Development Corporation

Site: Alliston

Service: ODSP Employment Supports Program

Description
Description (Service) Employment Supports is a component of the Ontario Disability Support Program. The program assists persons with disabilities to find employment, advance to another job if under employed, overcome a disability-related job crisis to maintain employment and retain long term employment.  
 
FOCUS is an approved service provider for the Employment Supports program. Some of the supports available include the following:  
 
* help finding a job that is right for you 
* help preparing for work 
* help keeping a job 
* job coaching 
* on-the-job training 
* help to move to the next level in your career 
* software and mobility devices that can help you do your job 
* assistive devices and training to use them 
* tools and equipment you need for your job 
* special clothing for your job 
* other needed items
Service Details
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Wed 9 am-7 pm
Areas Served Aurora ; Barrie ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Essa ; New Tecumseth ; Newmarket ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
must be a resident of Ontario, be able to work in Canada, have a disability that is expected to last a year or more, and have a disability that makes it hard for you to find or keep a job 
 
* students who wish to work part-time while you are going to school may be eligible for Employment Supports 
 
* you do not have to be receiving financial assistance from the Ontario Disability Support Program to be eligible for Employment Supports 
 
* you cannot receive Employment Supports if you are receiving financial assistance from Ontario Works
Application Appointment * referral * call or email for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Alliston
Address & Map
46 Wellington St W, Unit 2
Alliston, ON L9R 2B8
 
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Intersection Wellington St W and Paris St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-435-9821
Toll Free Phone 1-877-513-0187
TTY Phone 705-435-9821 ext 133
Fax 705-435-0931
E-Mail info@focuscdc.on.ca
Website www.focuscdc.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/FOCUSALLISTONANGUS
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/focus-community-development-corporation
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/JobsAtFocus
Primary Contact Sara Payson, Team Lead – ODSP Employment Supports Program; Phone: ext 106; Email: spayson@focuscdc.on.ca
Primary Executive Mike MacEachern, Executive Director; Phone: ext 114; Email: mike@focuscdc.on.ca

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