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Welcome to Careers for Inclusion

Simcoe County Phone: 705-721-9614    Your Region Phone: 289-366-1657   
1-866-483-2158       Fax: 705-721-6610


80 Bradford Street, Unit 239, Barrie, ON L4N 6S7

Careers for Inclusion Inc. is an approved Service Provider of the Ontario Disability Employment Supports Program. We also provide services to other qualified individuals. We are pleased to offer Employment Services in French. Please make your request known to our staff.

If you are a person with a disability and have a barrier to employment, we will help you to get a job and keep it. It is our passion, and we consider it a privilege. We provide a 6 step path that leads to a job that's right for you.


Here are the keys to your success:

  Establish An Employment Goal
Identify skills, interests, potentials, and aptitudes.
  Customize Your Employment Plan
Identify barriers, and co-ordinate the steps to reach your goal.
  Become Work Ready
Participate in employment readiness activities; gain work skills and experience.
  Prepare For An Interview
Discover how to communicate disability related issues and sell your skills.
  Learn Current Job Search Techniques
Develop a marketable résumé, and find a job that's right for you.
  Congratulations, You've Got A Job!
Identify accommodations, supports, and assistance, to maintain your job.


Who Qualifies?

  • An individual who receives Ontario Disability Income Support
  • An individual who has a disability or substantial barrier to employment, has no current income and meets the criteria for entry, (as determined by the Ontario Disability Support Program)
  • A person receiving assistance from Ontario Works does not qualify for ODSP Employment Supports

Please contact us if you are;

  • A person on Employment Insurance or EI Reach-back
  • A person on a Private Insurance claim, returning to work
  • A person referred by another organization
  • A person wishing to purchase private services


We also provide assistance in these areas:

Assistance filling out forms/applications, and referral to other Community Organizations, as appropriate

Job Coaching
On site job coach/mentor, to assist with orientation and training, to ensure that
work meets with employer expectations

Travel Route & Mobility Training
Learn how to travel safely to work using public transit

Workshops, Special Groups, & Projects
Careers for Inclusion Inc. periodically presents group learning events for participants; all are welcome



Jerimiah 29:11

"For I know the plans I have for you" declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope, and a future."