Niagara Centre for Independent Living

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Record #: NIA5374 Last Modified: 13 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 19 Dec 2013
Description & Services
DescriptionOffers innovative, individually tailored, consumer-driven assistance to persons with disabilities who are seeking employment (regardless of current income).  
 
Ontario Employment Assistance Services (OEAS) – employment services to unemployed people * may include labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, developing an employment action plan, referral to appropriate intervention, and participant case management and follow-up
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedNiagara Region
EligibilityOntario Employment Assistance Services (OEAS) -- project activities tend to focus on service to individuals with disabilities, though all unemployed people 18 years and over working less than 20 hours per week and legally entitled to work in Canada are eligible * it is best to call the service provider first to find out how the service is tailored and what selection criteria apply
ApplicationOntario Employment Assistance Services (OEAS) -- call for information
LanguagesEnglish ; American Sign Language (ASL)
FeesNone
Contact Information
Office Phone905-684-7111
TDD Phone905-684-0420
Fax905-684-1199
E-Mailjeff@abilityforlife.ca
Websitewww.abilityforlife.ca
Primary ContactJeff Smith, Program Manager; Phone: 905-684-7111 ext 224
Located In CommunitySt Catharines
Address & Map
122 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z3
 
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IntersectionQueenston St and Oakdale Ave
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Other Details
Service Level(51) Non Profit Charity
Established1998
FundingFederal - Human Resources & Skills Development Canada
Subjects
SubjectsBusiness financing ; Disabilities ; Employment ; Employment agencies ; Job search training ; Self employment ; Vocational counselling ; Vocational training