Leads Employment Services

Site: Owen Sound

Service: Leads Employment Services, Owen Sound

Record #: GRE0236
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 17 Apr 2023


Description (Service) Integrated employment and skills development agency providing specialized one-to-one vocational and skills development services for people with disabilities, as well as to those facing related barriers to employment throughout Southwestern Ontario. Works with people with disabilities, employers, insurance companies and rehabilitation professionals.
Employment specialists provide employers with qualified candidates and follow up services in areas including:
  • construction
  • retail
  • landscaping
  • management
  • health services
  • child care
  • accounting
  • education
  • food services
  • The Options Program, aimed at youth (ages 15-30) with disabilities and barriers to employment. 13-week sessions will be offered allowing youth to participate in group-based learning, as well as to be placed in a work place with community employers. Funded through the Government of Canada's Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.
  • The Workplace Success Program supports persons with disabilities to prepare for, find and maintain employment or become self-employed, thereby increasing their economic participation and independence. It assists employers, through a range of hands-on supports, to diversify their workplaces and to create inclusive and accessible work environments for employees with disabilities. The program supports career advancement of persons with disabilities who are employed full-time or part-time to gain greater knowledge, experience and essential skills to advance in their careers or have more job responsibilities.
Services offered include, but not limited to:
  • Disabilities employment programs
  • Employer staffing assistance
  • Job search support / training
  • Newcomer employment programs
  • Self-employment / Entrepreneurship
  • Summer employment
  • Work experience
  • Youth employment

Service Details

Hours By appointment
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up People with disabilities and barriers:
  • ages 15 and up, in school and out of school
  • who need assistance with pre-employment skills such as resume development and interview practice skills
  • who need assistance accessing employment opportunities and/or post employment supports - eligible to receive services from ODSP, Employment Supports
Application Contact by telephone, fax, website, or in person. Application available online
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Suite Spots Business Space; 1051 2nd Ave E
Ste 205
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 2H7
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Intersection 2nd Ave E and 10th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - at rear of building

Contact Information

Office Phone 1-866-955-3237, Toll free
E-Mail info2@leadsservices.com
Website https://www.leadsservices.com/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeadsEmploymentServices
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leadsemployment
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/leads-employment-services/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/LEADSEmployment
Primary Contact Tracey Leroux, Employment Specialist
Primary Executive Jeff Withers, Manager, Employment and Skills Development Services; Phone: 519-439-0352; Email: info2@leadsservices.com
Mailing Address Suite Spots Business Space; 1051 2nd Ave E 
Ste 205 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 2H7

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