Quick Facts

Service type: Employment; Disability; Youth
Eligibility: Persons with disabilities, whether verified or unverified, residing in the Greater Toronto Area
Delivery: Virtual and in-person
2930 Lake Shore Blvd. W. Toronto, ON M8V 1J4
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fee: Free
Program dates: Year-round

Program Description

The Capability program supports individuals with disabilities to enhance their employability skills and job prospects. Our team of job coaches and job developers work with clients to prepare for their transition into the labour market. Program participants attend 6–8 weeks of pre-employment workshops, after which they receive support to secure a 12-week paid work placement.

 

The Capability program also provides:

  • One-on-one employment and job search assistance
  • Networking sessions with employers
  • Interview skills training to boost self-confidence
  • Ongoing coaching support for job retention
  • Free first aid & CPR training and certification

 

 

Eligibility requirements

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Self-identify as having a disability (i.e., visual, hearing, physical, mental health, learning, visible, invisible, health, etc.)
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Ineligible for EI benefits or have not received EI in the past 3 years

 

 

Registration

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Ready to participate?

Contact us using the information below to register or for more information about the program.

 

Contact Information

Jessica Singh

Job Coach

(416) 405 5292 / TTY: 711
jsingh@woodgreen.org

Location

2930 Lake Shore Blvd. W.
Toronto, ON
M8V 1J4

Hours

Monday to Friday
9:00AM to 5:00PM

This program is funded by:

 

 

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