Record #: ALL0802
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 02 May 2023


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
  • help preparing for work
  • help with job retention
  • job coaching
  • on-the-job training
  • software and mobility devices
  • assistive devices and training
  • special clothing
  • 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
  • a resident of Ontario
  • 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
  • do not have to be receiving financial assistance from Ontario Disability Support Program to be eligible for Employment Supports
  • cannot receive Employment Supports if you are receiving financial assistance from Ontario Works

    16 year(s) and up
  • Application Appointment by referral
    Call or email for information
    Languages English; French
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community New Tecumseth
    Address & Map
    46 Wellington St W
    Unit 2
    New Tecumseth, ON
    Canada L9R 2B8
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    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-435-9821
    Toll Free Phone 1-877-513-0187
    TTY Phone 705-435-0931
    Fax 705-435-0931
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    Mailing Address 46 Wellington St W 
    Unit 2 
    New Tecumseth, ON 
    Canada L9R 2B8

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