Ontario Employment Services

340 Richmond St
London, ON
N6A 3C2
Fax: 519-432-2883
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Last updated: Oct 21, 2021: Suggest an edit


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/employmentontario

Eligibility - Population(s) Served

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

Youth Job Connection Summer - Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work

Youth Employment Skills Strategy - must be between 15-30 years, legally entitled to work in Ontario, Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or have granted refugee status * must not be current recipient of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits * must not be currently in employment, education or training * focus on those in need of assistance in overcoming employment barriers





Area(s) Served

London and area


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Description of Services:

Employment 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 * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program - Skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

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

Youth Job Connection - Paid pre-employment training * job matching * paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports

Youth Job Connection Summer - Summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Youth Employment Skills Strategy (YESS) - Service Canada funded program * provides young people with short-term training in an area of their choosing, with the opportunity to participate in a relevant work placement
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