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 and help in maintaining employment. Information and referral to other employment and community services

Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training, job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers, mentorship plus education and work transitions supports. Contact Dominique McKee to learn more 226-929-3759 or EMAIL

Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Better Jobs Ontario -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers. Eligibility and suitability must be assessed for application submission

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

Service Details
Public Comments Appointments can be made for Sites at Seaforth, Wingham, Clinton, Goderich, Exeter, Listowel and St Marys -- call Stratford office for more information on locations, hours and services at these sites
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
We are currently working remotely and available by appointment on zoom or by phone.
Areas Served Clinton ; Exeter ; Goderich ; Huron County ; Listowel ; Perth County ; Seaforth ; St Marys ; Stratford ; Wingham ; *other areas by request
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

Youth Job Connection -- Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment

Youth Job Connection Summer -- Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to post-secondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
Application Call in or email. 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 Stratford
Address & Map
130 Youngs St
Stratford, ON N5A 1J7
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Intersection St Vincent St S and Youngs St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-271-5700 Ext 7224
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Primary Contact Christy Bertrand, Customer Service Liaison; Phone: ext 7224; Email:
Alternate Contact Raluca Lazar, Manager; Email:

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