Empowering Abilities Program for Persons with Disabilities
No-cost Employment Supports for Persons with Disabilities
If you have a disability and are looking for individualized assistance to get employed, The Career Foundation’s Empowering Abilities Program is designed for you!
Through the Empowering Abilities Program, you can get:
- Job placement and job coaching
- Job-specific certifications
- First Aid/CPR and WHMIS training
- Wage subsidies for job placements
- And more!
Eligible participants must have little to no recent attachment to the labour force (i.e., very little to no recent employment history) and must be willing to participate in different program elements for 10 weeks.
Please complete the registration form below to see if you are eligible for the Empowering Abilities Program. Someone will contact you within one-two business days.
Information for Employers
Employers, are you looking to fill your vacant positions with skilled people? If so, The Career Foundation’s Empowering Abilities Program can assist your business with its hiring needs by matching you with skilled Ontarians, all at no cost to you.
As an employer partner with the Empowering Abilities Program, you can obtain the following:
- Recruitment, selection, and job posting support
- Skilled applicants with certifications such as WHMIS, First Aid/CPR, SmartServe, Safe Food Handling, and Retail Sales & Loss Prevention
- Wage subsidiaries for job placements
We Want to Hear from You!
Our Empowering Abilities team is interested in discussions on topics related to workplace accessibility and hiring talented folks with disabilities. If you are an employer or business owner, we invite you to contact us and share your ideas for the type of content/topics you want to learn more about.
To learn more about The Career Foundation’s Empowering Abilities Program, or to find out about opportunities/jobs for people with disabilities, please contact the Empowering Abilities Office nearest you: