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Abilities to Work

Service: Employment Services, Mississauga Location

Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 905-755-9734
Toll Free Phone 1-866-969-9734
TTY Phone 905-755-9958
Fax 905-755-9953
E-Mail intake@disabilityaccess.org
Website www.disabilityaccess.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CPWDEmploymentServices
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CPWDEmployment
Primary Contact Victoria Hennessy, Manager, Service Delivery; Phone: 905-755-9734 ext 232; Email: victoria.hennessy@disabilityaccess.org
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Provides employment services and advocacy to persons with disabilities, and assists employers seeking to hire persons with disabilities and to make their workplaces more accessible
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Primary Executive Kevin Wilson, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19  -- in-person services available by appointment only; client service also available online or by phone; email intake@disabilityaccess.org or call 1-866-969-9734 for more information (ext 277)


Employment and training opportunities for persons with disabilities, including specialized services for those who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • individual employment counselling
  • disability disclosure and overcoming barriers to employment
  • pre-employment training and workshops
  • labour market information
  • resumes and cover letters
  • job search techniques
  • job coaching
  • access to accommodation, assistive devices and supports
  • post-hiring support
  • now offering incentives for eligible individuals who are interested in accessing remote work opportunities
Workreadiness Program 
  • essential skills upgrading for clients preparing for employment or returning to school
  • resumes and cover letters
  • job search techniques
  • interview preparation
  • online applications
  • paid work experience with job coaching throughout the employment period
  • support to find job placement or further education or training
For employers 
  • candidate recruitment and selection services
  • workplace accommodation and accessibility assessments and audits
  • workshops in AODA (Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) compliance
  • support for employers with purchase of disability related equipment (where eligible; Personal Protective Equipment/PPE not included)
  • wage incentives for qualified participants
  • call or email for details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility People with disabilities, including those who self-identify ; disability can include physical limitations, mental health disorders or learning disabilities ; employers and other organizations who hire or serve people with disabilities; all services available to deaf or hard of hearing clients

Age Requirements: Ages: 15 year(s) and up;

Specific eligibility varies according to program
Application Call or email for information
Languages American Sign Language (ASL); English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
Emerald Centre; 10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle W
Suite 403
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5R 3K6
 
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Intersection Hurontario St and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Prevocational Training ~ People With Disabilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Hearing Loss ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ People With Disabilities

Agency Overview


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