FOCUS Employment Services

Site: Alliston

Service: ODSP Employment Supports Program

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 Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Wed 4:30 pm-7 pm virtual extended hours
Areas Served Aurora ; Barrie ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Essa ; Innisfil ; New Tecumseth ; Newmarket
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
  • Be a resident of Ontario 
  • Be able to work in Canada 
  • Have a disability that is expected to last a year or more 
  • Have a disability that makes it hard for you to find or keep a job 
  • Students who wish to work part-time while going to school may be eligible for Employment Supports 
  • You do not have to be receiving financial assistance from 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 by 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
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    Primary Contact Sherri Stirpe, ODSP Employment Supports Program; Phone: ext 106; Email:
    Primary Executive Mike MacEachern, Executive Director; Phone: ext 114; Email:

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