Description (Service) 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 are trusted, responsive and professional, providing employers with qualified candidates and follow up services in areas including: construction * retail * landscaping * management * health services * child care * accounting * education * food services 
Starting Oct 5, 2020, Leads Employment Services will be offering The Options Program, aimed at youth (ages 15-30) with disabilities and barriers * 13-week sessions will be offered allowing youth to participate in group based learning as well as be placed in a work place with community employers * Funded through the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy
Service Details
Hours By appointment
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility 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
Site Location Opposite from the Metro Plaza
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Suite Spots Business Space
1051 2nd Ave E, Ste 205
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H8
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Intersection 2nd Ave E and 10th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - at rear of building
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-387-4200
Toll Free Phone 1-866-955-3237
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Primary Contact Tracey Leroux, Employment specialist
Alternate Contact Jeff Withers, Manager, Employment and Skills Development Services; Phone: London office (Business) 519-439-0352 ext 233; Fax: 519-439-7502
Primary Executive Wendy Lau, Chief Executive Officer, Leads Employment Services; Phone: 519-439-0352; Fax: 519-439-7502

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