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. Information and referral to other employment and community services

Better Jobs Ontario - skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for employers - help in identifying human resource skills requirements, matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and 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

Reach for Success program is available to support youth ages 15-30, who are not currently in full-time education to gain the skills required to experience success in the workplace. Program includes: 120 hours of paid Online Job Readiness Workshops, Virtual Employment Counselling Support, Opportunity to complete training in WHMIS, Safe Food Handling and Smart Serve, an 8 week Paid Work Placement, and a $750 Bonus for individuals who complete all components of the program

Skills Upgrading program helps upgrade skills for employment, apprenticeship or college, get ready for high school credits, and learn new skills to improve well-being. In the program, participants will work on lessons at their own pace, with the help of a Literacy Practitioner. Lessons are specific to participant goals and will build confidence with reading, writing, math, digital technology, and workplace essential skills

The Centre for Employment & Learning:
  • Academic upgrading
  • Apprenticeship
  • Career counselling
  • Employer staffing assistance
  • Internationally trained professionals
  • Newcomer employment programs
  • Summer employment
  • Youth employment

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm. Also, flexible hours available by appointment
Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County ; Huron County
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 people who are unemployed (working less than an average of 20 hours per week) and not participating in full-time training or education.
Application Call 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
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Goderich
Address & Map
41 West St
Goderich, ON
Canada N7A 2K5
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-524-2515, Direct line call or text 519-440-7608
Fax 519-524-1402
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Primary Contact Liz Durnin, Site Coordinator; Phone: 519-524-2515 Ext 2028; Email:
Alternate Contact Kendra Brohman, Principal of Adult and Continuing Education; Phone: 519-524-2515 Ext 2015; Email:
Mailing Address 41 West St 
Goderich, ON 
Canada N7A 2K5

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