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Welcome to Careers for Inclusion

Please note our new toll-free number: 1-866-483-2158

Careers for Inclusion Inc. is an approved Service Provider of the Ontario Disability Employment Supports Program. We also provide services to other qualified individuals

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 activites; 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!
Indentify 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)

 

Application for Employment Supports
This application can be used to apply for Ontario Disability Employment Supports.   Mail completed application forms to ODSP Employment Supports Program, 34 Simcoe Street, Barrie, ON, L4N 6T4

Verification of Disability Form
must be filled out if not a recipient of ODSP Income Support

We also provide assistance in filling out these forms.

More information can be found at the Ministry of Social and Community Services web site.


Who Doesn't Qualify?

  • Persons on (WSIB) or Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Claims do not qualify
  • Persons on Ontario Works do not qualify

 

Please call (705) 721-9614 or visit our office at 80 Bradford Street, suite 217 in Barrie 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:

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

Self Employment Support
Assistance with business planning, and access to training.

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."