City of Hamilton Community and Emergency Services

  City of Hamilton
905-546-2424 ext. 5208   http://hamilton.ca/ontarioworks
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Career Development Centre provides citizens with free employment services that can assist with job searching at our resource centre

1 to 1 Employment Counselling: Employment Development Counsellor assists Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program recipients with one to one customized employment counseling

Employment Workshops: Offer group seminars to help job seekers improve their job search skills, prepare resumes and cover letters, improve interview skills, and assist with career and personal development

Helping Hands Program is a 26 week pre-employment program to provide Ontario Works or Ontario Disability participants with meaningful job skills. The program provides home maintenance services to seniors and people who are disabled within the Hamilton community

Employment Placement Services Program offers supports and services to employers hiring in the Hamilton area. Our Job Development team connects with employers to learn about their business and provide qualified and skilled candidate that meet their unique needs

Community Placement allows Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program recipients to volunteer with non- profit and public organizations.

Skills Development Funding is available to eligible Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support recipients for training opportunities. Training is linked to the local labour market demands





Services

Career Development Centre   Employment Resource Centre
Employment Counselling (Job Search Support)   Employment Counselling
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Employment Placement Incentives   Placement Incentives
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Skill Development Training Supports   Occupational Training and Funding Options
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Helping Hands Program   Workshops
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Making Change Happen   Life Skills
Career Essential Workshop   Workshops
Self Employment   Self-employment
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Community Placement   Employment Services


Locations


City of Hamilton - Career Development Centre
905-546-2424 x5208   181 Main St West, 3rd floor (at Hess St) Hamilton
City of Hamilton - Ontario Works Office
905-546-4800   250 Main St E (at Wellington St) Hamilton
East End Location - Ontario Works Office
(905) 546-2424   2255 Barton Street East (at Nash Rd) Hamilton
Mountain Location - Ontario Works Office
(905) 546-2424   1550 Upper James (at Rymal Rd) Hamilton