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Coalition for Persons With Disabilities

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Record #: OAK3207 Last Full Update: 25 Jul 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameEmployment Access
Contact Information
Office Phone905-755-9734
Toll Free Phone1-866-969-9734
TTY Phone905-755-9958
Fax905-755-9953
Organization Emailemelina.garcia@disabilityaccess.org
Websitewww.disabilityaccess.org
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ContactEmelina Garcia, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-755-9734 ext 221
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA not-for-profit community-based partnership of persons with disabilities and community groups working collaboratively to affect positive changes for persons with disabilities.
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1985
Primary ExecutiveLinda Soulliere, Executive Director; Phone: 905-755-9734; Email: linda.soulliere@disabilityaccess.org
Alternate ExecutiveSusan Sarosiak, Program Coordinator; Phone: 908-755-9734; Email: susan.sarosiak@disabilityaccess.org
Service Information
Service DescriptionPrograms include: 
Employment ACCESS: 
* a one-stop employment service for all persons with disabilities who want assistance in preparing for, obtaining and maintaining competitive employment 
 
Employment PAH! Workshop: 
* a workshop for individuals that are deaf or hard of hearing and fluent in ASL to learn fundamental employability skills 
 
Work Readiness Program: 
* a program that includes a paid 8 week essential employment skills workshop followed by a 7 week work experience 
 
Connections Resource Fair: 
* a showcase of products and services for persons with disabilities 
* in a trade show environment, visitors meet exhibitors and learn about the products, services and supports available to them in the community 
 
Accessible Customer Service Workshops: 
* help organizations understand and comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas ServedDufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
persons with disabilities
LanguagesEnglish ; American Sign Language (ASL)
FeesNone
Site Information
Located In CommunityMississauga
Address & Map
Emerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Cir, Ste 403
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionHurontario St and Eglinton Ave W
Mailing Addressc/o Coalition for Persons with Disabilities 
PO Box 4 
Emerald Centre 
10 Kingsbridge Garden Cir 
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesComprehensive Job Assistance Centres ~ Physical Disabilities ; Sensitivity Training