Description (Service) COVID19 - open by appointment - phone or video call

Employment facilitators provide;
  • 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

    Youth Job Connection
  • paid pre-employment training
  • job matching. Paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
  • mentorship
  • education and work transitions supports

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

    Second Career Program
  • 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
  • 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 or drop in. For general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free number or visit 
    Visiting office located in Clifford.
    Hours Mon, Tue, Thu 9:30 am-4:30 pm, Wed 9:30 am-6 pm, Fri 9:30 am-4 pm. Other hours by appointment
    Areas Served Perth 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 (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 postsecondary 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 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 Stratford
    Address & Map
    75 Waterloo St S, Suite 201
    Stratford, ON N5A 7B2
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    Intersection Waterloo St S and Ontario St (Hwy 7)
    Physical Access Fully Accessible
    Contact Information
    Office Phone 519-272-1946
    Toll Free Phone 1-888-729-9675
    TTY Phone 1-800-268-7095
    Fax 519-272-1299
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    Primary Contact Deb Hotchkiss, Executive Director, Partners in Employment; Phone: ext 223; Email:

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