Persons With disABILITIES
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Access a network of people, support services, and events across Canada. Find the Directory of Disability Organizations, an Employment Services Directory, the Abilities Magazine, and information for injured workers.
ableworks.ca is a free job posting website with a network of local recruiters to help businesses recruit and hire someone with a disability. Recruiters will recruit, pre-screen and provide ongoing support for businesses in Hamilton, Niagara and Haldimand/Brant/Norfolk regions.
Barrier Free Employers - Canadian Human Rights Commission
This on-line guide to employment accommodation for people with disabilities' objective is to provide some facts, practical advice and to explain the steps that can be taken in order to facilitate the inclusion of employees with disabilities into the work force.
Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities
This non-profit association is dedicated to maximizing workforce and community participation and inclusion of professionals with disabilities. They support all professionals regardless of their employment status, profession, or specialty.
Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW)
This network promotes meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities. Job accommodation services (JAS), training, and consultation are among the services provided to people with disabilities and potential employers.
Canadian Hearing Society (CHS)
The Canadian Hearing Society provides services to enhance the independence of deaf and hard of hearing people, and encourages prevention of hearing loss. Services in Ontario include American Sign Language Classes and Hearing Help Classes.
Community Living Ontario
Supports individuals with intellectual disabilities live, learn, work and participate in all aspects of living in the community. They also help families and the community to provide a welcoming and supportive environment.
Community Services - Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Services for people most in need, includes: Aboriginal Healing and Wellness; Adoption Search; Developmental Services; Domestic Violence: Homelessness: the Family Responsibility Office (enforces court orders for child and spousal support); Interpreter and Intervenor services; and others.
Access a range of government disability programs, services, initiatives and contacts across the country. Includes information on employment, education, financial support programs, personal supports, accessibility and rights.
DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
DAWN Ontario advocates for inclusion and equality for women with disabilities in Ontario. Links to web sites of Ontario disability organizations.
Easter Seals Ontario
Easter Seals Ontario is a registered Canadian charity providing programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities, including: financial assistance for
Mobility equipment and communication devices, fully accessible summer camp, funding for participation in other recreational programs, post-secondary education scholarships, parent resources information and public education and awareness.
Employment Services - Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario
CPA Ontario offers employment services for persons with disabilities, including career counselling, employment mentoring, assistive technology, job search, job placement, and employment supports. Employers are offered qualified applicants and on-site support in accommodating employees with disabilities.
Goodwill Hamilton & Halton Region
Goodwill, The Amity Group is a not for profit charity that helps people overcome employment barriers and obtain work, thereby increasing their dignity and independence within the community.
LinkUp Employment Services (Toronto)
At its centre in downtown Toronto, LinkUp helps persons with disabilities find jobs through many cross-disability programs: assessment of skills and abilities; employment consultants to help with job searching; workshops and seminars; presentations by businesses. Assessment of training needs and eligibility for grants.
Make A Change Canada/Faire un Changement Canada
Make A Change Canada/Faire un Changement Canada is a federally incorporated charitable organization accredited under the Imagine Canada Standards Program. We develop and deliver business start-up and web technology training to people facing challenges to employment. Our programs and services are available online across Canada.
Office of the Worker Advisor (OWA)
An independent agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour that provides free services to non-unionized injured workers and their survivors in workplace insurance matters.
Ontario March of Dimes (OMOD)
Helps Ontarians with physical disabilities participate more fully in community life. Employment programs focus on vocational assessment, skills training, supportive employment and job placement services.
Products - Neil Squire Foundation
This non-profit organization provides education, technology and career development for people with physical disabilities. Consult their list of products, which includes computer and office assistive technology.
This virtual employment resource centre contains labour market and career information, online counselling services, job postings, resume database and other services of interest to people with disabilities, employers and career practitioners.