Goodwill, The Amity Group

Site: Oakville - Trafalgar Rd

Service: Integrated Employment Services

Record #: OAK9098
Last Full Update: 19 Dec 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-257-8856
Fax 905-257-9440
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Primary Contact Sowmya Gangadharan, Career Development Specialist; Phone: 905-527-8856; Email:
Alternate Contact Astrid Fernandes, Manager; Phone: 905-633-8324 ext 2244; Email:

Agency Information

Primary Executive Tracy Cunning, Vice President, Employment Services; Phone: 905-526-8482 ext 1305; Email:
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

Pathways to Employment

  • paid pre-employment training
  • employment opportunities
  • paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers
  • one on one guidance and support
  • work completion bonuses

Food andBeverage Accelerated Skills Training Program (FAST) 

  • offers free online training and resources to help indiviudals find employment in the food manufacturing industry.
  • supports job seekers to obtain employment
  • providing sector-specific training with provincially and federally recognized certifications
  • assistance connecting to employers

Career Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

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
Pathways to Employment
  • Ontario residents 15-30 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and struggling with mental health and/or a disability
Employment services at this agency/location can be tailored to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities, on social assistance, students and youth
  • Call for information 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - call ahead
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Across from HomeSense/Winners
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Trafalgar Ridge Shopping Plaza
2387 Trafalgar Rd, Unit B5
Oakville, ON L6H 6K7
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Dundas St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs ; Employer Staffing Assistance ; Job Search Support / Training ; Summer Employment ; Youth Employment ; Youth Employment Programs
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; General Youth Employment Programs ; Human Resources Management Support ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Laid Off Workers ; Welfare to Work Programs

Agency Overview

Services at this Location