FOCUS Employment Services

Site: FOCUS Employment Services - Alliston

Service: Integrated Employment Services

Record #: ALL1044
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 02 May 2023

Description

Description (Service) Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario
  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements
  • matching of workplace needs to worker's skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Wed 4:30 pm-7 pm virtual extended hours
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Essa ; New Tecumseth
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada. Services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of individual client groups including:
  • Indigenous peoples, older workers, persons with disabilities, persons on social assistance, immigrants / newcomers, students, women, youth and businesses
  • Persons with disabilities of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada.
Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Application Call 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 705-425-0931
E-Mail info@focuscdc.on.ca
Website https://www.focuscdc.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FOCUSEmploymentServices/
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/focusemploymentservices/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/focus-community-development-corporation
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/JobsAtFocus
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@focusemploymentservices4941/featured
Primary Contact Miriam Baldwin, Program Manager; Phone: ext 1011; Email: mbaldwin@focuscdc.on.ca
Alternate Contact Michael MacEachern, Executive Director; Phone: ext 1014; Email: mike@focuscdc.on.ca
Mailing Address 46 Wellington St W 
Unit 2 
New Tecumseth, ON 
Canada L9R 2B8

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