Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact organizations listed here prior to visiting in person to receive the most current service information.

Contact Information

Office Phone Employment Ontario Contact Centre: 416-326-5656
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-5656, Employment Ontario Contact Centre
Website www.ontario.ca/page/skills-development-fund

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)
For eligible organizations:
  • funding to address COVID-19 pandemic-induced labour and financial impacts
  • support for employment opportunities, and partnerships which encourage a skilled workforce
  • assist communities to respond to labour market changes

For eligible individuals:
  • employment assistance and support related to Covid-19 pandemic challenges
  • employment support and training for groups traditionally underrepresented in certain sectors, and who have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19
  • support and training services may include one-on-one career counseling, pre-employment training, paid work placements, job shadowing and support to internationally educated professionals seeking to enter the local workforce
  • access to apprenticeship system through wrap-around supports, and up-to-date training and equipment
  • immediate access to employment, training supports, job placements or work experience for job seekers, laid off workers and those at risk of layoff
Hours Hours vary according to program
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Eligible organizations

  • must have a presence in Ontario; visit website for details


    Eligible individuals

  • apprentices, job seekers and workers at risk of job displacement, with a focus on those disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including women, youth, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, racialized groups, and immigrants
  • Application Eligible organizations may submit an application through Transfer Payment Ontario 
     
     
     
    Eligible individuals may apply directly through participating organizations; see List of Skills Development Fund Agencies across Ontario for details
    Languages English, French

    Site Information

    Located In Community Toronto
    Address & Map
    14th Flr, 400 University Ave
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M7A 1T7
    Mailing Address ON 
    Canada
    Physical Access Unknown; contact for information

    Agency Overview


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