Site: Peterborough

Service: Ontario Employment Services

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

Youth Job Link – youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

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
Hours Peterborough: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm * Sat 9 am-12 noon (excluding long weekends) 
Lakefield (14 Queen Street): Mon-Wed 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
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

Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention
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 ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Brookdale Plaza
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
863 Chemong Rd, Unit 20A
Peterborough, ON K9H 5Z5
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Intersection Chemong Rd and Highland Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Peterborough: 705-740-2577 * Lakefield: 705-652-1935
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-4642
Fax Peterborough: 705-740-9419 * Lakefield: 705-652-5191
Primary Contact Barb Hinsperger, Team Leader; Phone: 705-740-9014 ext 5201; Email:
Alternate Contact Stephanie Wilson, Project Coordinator; Phone: ext 5200; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Stephanie Wilson 
863 Chemong Rd, Brookdale Plaza 
Peterborough, ON K9H 5Z5