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Organization: Career Foundation - Lawrence Square - Ontario Employment Services  
Phone Numbers: 416-789-4862
Toll-Free: 1-855-223-8231
TTY: 1-877-688-5504
Fax: 416-781-8837
Lawrence Square Mall
700 Lawrence Ave W, Suite 435
Toronto, ON
M6A 3B4
Intersection: William R Allen Rd and Lawrence Ave W
Hours: Mon-Wed, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Thu 8:30 am-6 pm
Executives: Kristin Morrison - Director of Operations
Public Contacts: Frankie He - Manager
Service Description: Provides comprehensive employment and training services

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 * information and referral to other employment and community services

Youth Job Link -- youth-focused career exploration and career management workshops * job search, readiness and matching assistance for year-round part-time or summer jobs

Employing Young Talent Incentive -- employers are eligible for up to $2,000 to hire and retain Employment Service assisted service participants aged 15 to 29 * program will conclude March 31, 2020

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

For employers: 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

Services and Programs:

Fees: None
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
Eligibility / Target Population: 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 Link -- Self-service information and resources, any youth 15-29 years, including students * Job matching services, youth 15-29 years, including students, who reside in Ontario and are eligible to work in Canada
Languages: English
Area Served:
Toronto (Toronto, Old Toronto)  
See Also: Employment Assistance
English/French as a Second Language (ESL/FSL) Training Programs
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services

This information was last completely updated on November 27, 2018

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