Centre for Skills Development

Site: Burlington - South Service Rd

Service: Integrated Employment Services

Record #: OAK1807
Last Full Update: 18 Sep 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-333-3499 ext 150
Toll Free Phone 1-888-315-5521 ext 150
Fax 905-634-2775
E-Mail employmentservices@centreforskills.ca
Website centreforskills.ca/employment-services
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Carolyn Henderson, Site Coordinator; Email: carolyn.henderson@centreforskills.ca

Agency Information

Established 1998

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and experience  
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities 
  • help in maintaining employment
  • 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 

  • 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

  • Office Mon and Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Tue 8:30 am-7 pm 
  • summer Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada

Better Jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Employment services at this agency/location can be tailored to meet the needs of persons on social assistance, immigrants / newcomers, students and youth
  • 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
Intersection Walkers Line and Havester Rd

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Newcomers ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Employer Staffing Assistance ; Job Search Support / Training ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Self Employment / Entrepreneurship ; Summer Employment ; Youth Employment ; Youth Employment Programs
Service Categories Business Financing ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; General Youth Employment Programs ; Human Resources Management Support ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Welfare to Work Programs

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