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Halton. Employment Halton

Site: Oakville Resource Centre

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Office location currently closed to public due to COVID-19. Services are being offered virtually and in-person services are provided by appointment as required. Please call 905-825-6000 ext. 2777 for more information.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-825-6000 ext 2777 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-866-442-5866
After Hours Phone 3-1-1
TTY Phone 905-827-9833
Fax 905-465-9927
E-Mail employmentservices@halton.ca
Website www.haltonjobs.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/RegionofHalton
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/regionofhalton/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/halton-region
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/RegionofHalton
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/RegionOfHalton
Primary Contact Karen Szonok, Manager
Alternate Contact Valarie Gibbons, Supervisor
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Regional organization that offers a free of programs and services to help individuals search for a job or train for a new career
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Primary Executive Jodi Guilmette, Director
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Office location currently closed to public due to COVID-19. Services are being offered virtually and in-person services are provided by appointment as required. Please call 905-825-6000 ext. 2777 for more information. 
 
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  • Comprehensive employment and job search services  
  • assessment of skills, interests and experience  
  • job search strategies, including resume preparation  
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities 
  • on-the-job training, work experience, help in maintaining employment as well as information and referral to other employment and community services
 
Better Jobs Ontario (formerly Second Career Program)
  • skills training and financial support for laid-off workers
Services for Employers
  • help in identifying human resource skills requirements, matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience  
  • support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
Canada-Ontario Job Grant
  • financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
  • available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Youth Job Connection
  • paid pre-employment services 
  • job matching, paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers 
  • mentorship, education and work transition supports
Youth Job Connection Summer
  • summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year
Virtual Employment & Wellness Program
  • addiction and mental health program offers 16 weeks of counselling, skill development and job placement opportunities to help you obtain & maintain a job
  • complete an online referral at Employment Programs and Supports
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Ongoing employer guest speakers / hiring events at locations throughout the Region * visit the website or call for more information
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Self-service information and resources
  • anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted Services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services)
  • people who are unemployed and out of school
Youth Job Connection
  • Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment
Youth Job Connection Summer
  • Ontario high school students 15-18 years intending to stay in, or return to high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement
  • focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
Application
  • Call or drop in 
  • for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit www.ontario.ca/page/employment-ontario
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Employment Halton
567 Michigan Dr W, Suite 200
Oakville, ON L6L 0G4
 
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Intersection Burloak Dr and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Employer Staffing Assistance ; Job Search Support / Training ; Self Employment / Entrepreneurship ; Summer Employment ; Youth Employment ; Youth Employment Programs
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; General Youth Employment Programs ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Student Employment Programs

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