FOCUS Employment Services

Site: FOCUS Employment Services - Alliston

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Record #: ALL1044
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 02 May 2023

Description

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 as well as information and referral to other employment and community services
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 workers' 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 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
Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Application Call, email 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 www.ontario.ca/employmentontario
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
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: https://www.facebook.com/FOCUSEmploymentServices/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/focusemploymentservices/ 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/focus-community-development-corporation 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JobsAtFocus 
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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