This portal allows you to quickly find the services that meet your employment, education and training needs in the City of Toronto. Read more about how the portal works.
Community Access Programs (CAPs)
Community Access Programs provide affordable public access to the Internet and the skills required to use it effectively.
Programs that promote or build improvements in social, economic and health conditions in a particular community or neighbourhood.
Centres that provide assistance for people looking for jobs, career direction or starting their own business. May provide job posting boards, resume services or access to the Internet for job searches as well as free or low cost access to computers, telephones, fax machines and photocopying. Business directories, job search materials, and labour market information may also be available.
as a second language (ESL)
Classes for people learning English as a second language.
Specialized services for foreign-trained professionals focusing on job search and finding work in their occupation or a related field. Information about regulation, credential assessment, licensing bodies, Canadian work experience (including mentoring), work placement and volunteer opportunities is provided.
Services for people who want to know how to get their foreign educational or occupational credentials assessed to determine Canadian equivalency for employment purposes. Includes organizations that, for a fee, will provide credential assessment
Job Connect programs provide walk-in services and general resources for people seeking employment, career direction, or information about starting their own business.
Job Finding Clubs (JFCs) are job search workshops that run for intensive three-week sessions. They are run by community-based organizations, private sector groups, and public service organizations. Most JFCs focus their programs on a particular community, skill-set, or industry.
Job preparation training in skills such as resume writing, interviewing, punctuality and workplace behaviour.
Job Search Workshops are condensed three- or four-day workshops for job ready newcomers who are legally entitled to work in Canada. They focus on job search techniques and on accessing labour market information.
Literacy issues and instruction including first language literacy programs for those whose first language is not English.
Employment, education and training services that focus on meeting the needs of consumers of mental health services. Services may include vocational assessment, training, support, job trials, information and referral.
Programs for older workers deal with the needs of experienced workers, usually those 45 years and over. Typical program components include group support, computer basics and the benefits of having transferable skills in the labour market.
Employment Service Sites
Ontario Employment Services offers a range of resources, supports and service components to respond to career and employment needs of individuals and the skilled labour needs of employers, and can help individuals on a path to higher skill training and employment.
Employment, education and training services that focus on meeting the needs of people with physical disabilities.
Support to recently laid-off unemployed workers who require long-term training for employment in high-skill, high-demand occupations.
employment and entrepreneurship
Programs for people who want to start their own businesses.
Service Canada offices provide services to employers, unemployed and underemployed people. Services include access to job banks and labour market information. They also have applications for social insurance numbers and for income security programs (such as Employment Insurance and the Canada Pension Plan).
Education or training programs that may include on the job training or placement opportunities.
and job placement
Employment opportunities or services that place workers in jobs.