Record #: BRU0059
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2024
Last Full Update: 01 Jun 2023


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 opportunities

  • help in maintaining employment

  • 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

Public Comments Call the Walkerton office for information on hours, services and locations of satellite sites located in Port Elgin, Kincardine, Wiarton, Lion's Head and Southampton. Also offers Ontario Equine Education and Employment Program - a Skills Development Fund project delivered in partnership with Ontario Harness Horse Association and Equine Guelph for those looking to begin a career in the equine industry.
  • 6-week virtual equine training course
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Discover difference careers working with horses
  • Work experience opportunity after completion of equine training course
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Bruce County
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.

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
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Brockton
Address & Map
200 McNab St
Suite 200
Brockton, ON
Canada N0G 2V0
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Intersection McNab St and Durham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-881-4900
Toll Free Phone 1-855-260-4900
Fax 519-881-3789
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Primary Contact Lisa Fagan, Branch Manager; Phone: (Cell) 519-378-8390; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 730 
Walkerton, ON 
Canada N0G 2V0

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