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Centre for Skills Development

Site: Burlington - South Service Rd

Service: Burlington Employment Services - Ontario Employment Services

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-333-3499 ext 140
Toll Free Phone 1-888-315-5521 ext 140
Fax 905-634-2775
E-Mail employmentservices@centreforskills.ca
Website centreforskills.ca/employment-services
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CentreForSkills
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/centreconnect/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/centre-for-skills-development/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/CentreConnect
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/CentreforSkillsDevelopment
Primary Contact Carolyn Henderson, Site Coordinator; Email: carolyn.henderson@centreforskills.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Primary Executive Lisa Rizzato, Chief Executive Officer; Email: lisa.rizzato@centreforskills.ca
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)
  • 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 as well as information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario
  • Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects 
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
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
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
Employment Services are also available in Milton and Oakville
Hours Office: Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Tue 8:30 am-7 pm  
Summer hours, Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility 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
Better jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed  
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
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 www.ontario.ca/page/employment-ontario
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
 
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Intersection Walkers Line and Havester Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - for rental facilities and programs * 2nd floor (administration) not accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Employer Staffing Assistance ; Job Search Support / Training ; Self Employment / Entrepreneurship
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers

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