Meta Vocational Services Inc

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Record #: OSH0633 Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 12 Sep 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-725-0087
Toll Free Phone1-866-794-4677
TDD Phone905-725-0087
Fax905-725-0935
E-Mailmetaservices@metavocational.com
Websitewww.metavocational.com
Located In CommunityWhitby (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
Primary ContactPauline Bennett, Program Manager; Email: pb@metavocational.com
Primary ExecutiveNancy 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 a disability or barrier to employment * assist clients to reintegrate into the local labour force through real work experiences or retraining through Second Career or other funding sources 
 
Growth Opportunities Program assists individuals to assess existing work skills and develop and obtain employment goals through a number of programs and services: *one-on-one vocational and employment counselling * needs assessment *development of Return-to-Work Action Plan * career planning and exploration * job search strategies, labour market information, including resume preparation and interviewing skills * job development * job coaching and job trials * vocational assessment and testing * referral to all employment funded programs including Second Career * program referral to other community services for other supports * ODSP Supports Program 
Sup. 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 ; Greater Toronto Area
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Persons with a disability, mental health, physical, emotional or learning * must be a resident of Ontario * legally entitled to work in Canada * unemployed or underemployed working less than 20 hours per week
ApplicationSelf referral by phone or in-person * can also be referred from other Employment Ontario Service Providers
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