Meta Vocational Services Inc

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Record #: OSH0633 Last Modified: 10 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 09 Sep 2013
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-725-0087
Toll Free Phone1-866-794-4677
TTY905-725-0087
Fax905-725-0935
E-mailmetaservices@metavocational.com
Websitewww.metavocational.com
LocationWhitby (Town of)
Address & Map
15 Thickson Rd N, Unit 6
Whitby, ON L1N 8W7
 
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IntersectionThickson Rd and Dundas St E (Hwy 2)
Contact Information
Contact 1Pauline Bennett, Program Manager; Email: pb@metavocational.com
Executive 1Nancy Lewis, Executive Director; Phone: 1-613-966-9069; Fax: 1-613-966-7357; Email: NancyL@metaemploymentservices.com
Description & Services
DescriptionSpecialized service to assist clients from Durham Region with disabilities or barriers to employment to reintegrate into the local labour force through real work experiences * assistance with Second Career Applications, Job Development and Job Search Program  
 
Growth Opportunities Program assists individuals to assess existing work skills and to develop and obtain employment goals * vocational and employment counselling, Career Transition workshops * resume, interview and Job Search program * assessment, skills enhancement * individual job search assistance * ODSP Employment Supports program 
 
Ontario Employment Assistance Services (OEAS) – employment services to unemployed people * may include labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, diagnostic assessment, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, developing an employment action plan, referral to appropriate intervention, and participant case management and follow-up
Special DescriptionBelleville Office 
8-161 Bridge St W  
Belleville, ON K8N 1K2 
613-966-9069  
Fax 613-966-7357  
1-888-401-9636
HoursMon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedDurham Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Those who have barriers to employment or have a disability that is expected to last a year or more, and disability makes it hard to find or keep a job * for ODSP program, registered with the Ontario Disability Employment Supports Program, 16 years of age or older, a resident of Ontario 
 
Ontario Employment Assistance Services (OEAS) -- project activities tend to focus on service to individuals with disabilities, though all unemployed people 18 years and over working less than 20 hours per week and legally entitled to work in Canada are eligible * it is best to call the service provider first to find out how the service is tailored and what selection criteria apply
ApplicationCall ahead * self referral (some providers may require a referral before a visit)
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone ; Fee assistance available.
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service CategoriesCareer Counselling ; Career Counselling ~ People With Disabilities ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ~ People With Disabilities ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; Prejob Guidance ; Vocational Assessment ; Vocational Assessment ~ People With Disabilities