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Abilities to Work

Service: Employment Services, Mississauga Location

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-755-9734
Toll Free Phone 1-866-969-9734
TTY Phone 905-755-9958
Fax 905-755-9953
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Primary Contact Victoria Hennessy, Manager, Service Delivery; Phone: 905-755-9734 ext 232; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19  -- in-person services available by appointment only; client service also available online or by phone; email or call 1-866-969-9734 for more information (ext 277)

Employment and training opportunities for persons with disabilities, including specialized services for those who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • individual employment counselling
  • disability disclosure and overcoming barriers to employment
  • pre-employment training and workshops
  • labour market information
  • resumes and cover letters
  • job search techniques
  • job coaching
  • access to accommodation, assistive devices and supports
  • post-hiring support
  • now offering incentives for eligible individuals who are interested in accessing remote work opportunities
Workreadiness Program 
  • essential skills upgrading for clients preparing for employment or returning to school
  • resumes and cover letters
  • job search techniques
  • interview preparation
  • online applications
  • paid work experience with job coaching throughout the employment period
  • support to find job placement or further education or training
For employers 
  • candidate recruitment and selection services
  • workplace accommodation and accessibility assessments and audits
  • workshops in AODA (Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) compliance
  • support for employers with purchase of disability related equipment (where eligible; Personal Protective Equipment/PPE not included)
  • wage incentives for qualified participants
  • call or email for details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility People with disabilities, including those who self-identify ; disability can include physical limitations, mental health disorders or learning disabilities ; employers and other organizations who hire or serve people with disabilities; all services available to deaf or hard of hearing clients

Age Requirements: Ages: 15 year(s) and up;

Specific eligibility varies according to program
Application Call or email for information
Languages American Sign Language (ASL); English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
The Emerald Centre; 10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle W
Suite 403
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5R 3K6
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Intersection Hurontario St and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Prevocational Training ~ People With Disabilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Hearing Loss ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ People With Disabilities

Agency Overview

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