Site: Peterborough

Service: Integrated Employment Services

Record #: PET0922
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 13 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario
  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario - Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
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
Satellite location: 14 Queen St, Lakefield 705-652-1935. Fax: 705-652-5191

Service Details

Hours Peterborough: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm Lakefield (14 Queen Street): Tue-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada.

Services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of individual client groups including:
Indigenous peoples, older workers, persons with disabilities, persons on social assistance, immigrants / newcomers, students, women, youth and businesses

Application Call for information
Languages English; French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
863 Chemong Rd
Unit 20A
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 5Z5
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Intersection Chemong Rd and Highland Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-740-2577, Peterborough ; 705-692-1935, Lakefield
Fax 705-740-9419
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Primary Contact Laura Irwin, Project Director; Phone: 705-382-6086 ext 3205
Alternate Contact Mike Walker, Program Manager; Phone: 705-740-2577 ext 5291; Email:
Mailing Address 863 Chemong Rd 
Unit 20A 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9H 5Z5

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