WoodGreen Community Services

Employment Services Centre, Danforth Avenue Site

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Record #: MET1792 Last Modified: 19 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 19 Nov 2013
Address & Phone Numbers
Office Phone416-645-6000 ext 2218
Fax416-405-8936
Address989 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON M4J 1M1
 
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E-mail & web site
E-mailemploymentservices@woodgreen.org
Websitewww.woodgreen.org
Execs & Contacts
Contact 1Sipho Kwaku, Director of Employment Services
Contact 2Qazi Hasan, Manager, Employment Services
Geographical details
IntersectionDonlands Ave and Danforth Ave
Access details
HoursMon-Fri 9:15 am-5:45 pm
EligibilitySelf-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 Employment Fund -- youth 15 to 29 years who are residents of Ontario, unemployed and not participating in full time education or training

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
ApplicationCall 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 www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario
LanguagesBengali ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; English ; Farsi ; Polish ; Spanish ; Urdu
FeesFree
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Description
DescriptionComprehensive 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

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB) -- income and entrepreneurial support during business development and launch

Youth Employment Fund -- job placements providing entry point to long term employment * help with costs such as transportation and tools * incentives to employers to help cover cost of wages and training

For employers: 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

Summer Jobs Service -- free job-search and self-marketing support to help students find summer jobs * $2-per-hour-per-student hiring incentive available for eligible Ontario employers to create summer job placements * contact this local Employment Ontario Summer Jobs Service agency, call the toll-free Employment Ontario Contact Centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339), or visit www.ontario.ca/summerjobs