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Youth Employment Services YES. Head Office

Youth Employment Services YES. Head Office
555 Richmond St West Suite 711, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1
Box 115 555 Richmond St West, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1
Toronto Downtown Central
Rosita Esgard, Manager
City of Toronto; Greater Toronto Area
Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm; Wed 9 am-6 pm; Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Youth 15-30 years

Bizstart Entrepreneurship Program -- youth 16-29 years who are out of school, not in receipt of EI and are interested in growing their own business

Lighthouse Program -- youth who are legally entitled to work in Canada, are not receiving EI benefits and who self identify as a person coping with a mental health condition * need to be willing to commit to attending pre-employment sessions (group sessions or one-on-one sessions) and willing to complete 12 weeks of the Work Experience program (paid employment)

Youth Collaboration Program -- youth who are legally entitled to work in Canada, are not in receipt of EI, are unemployed or out of school and experiencing barriers to employment
Individual and group employment counselling, assessment, job postings, referral and follow up
* employability improvement, integration into workforce
* job search workshops, newcomer services, self-marketing, entrepreneurship
* financial literacy course

Bizstart Entrepreneurship -- full-time, six month entrepreneurship training program helping youth start a business
* offers training in marketing, business planning, management, web design and other topics
* youth are matched with a mentor from business community

Lighthouse Project -- career exploration program offering labour market research and interview preparation
* also offers self care and stress management strategies
* 12 week paid work placement tailored to individual interests and needs

Student services -- summer and year round employment service for youth 15-30 years seeking work
* workshops
* volunteer and co-op placements

Summer Company -- entrepreneurship program for students aged 15-30 looking to start their own business during summer break
* participants receive funding and support

Youth Collaboration Program -- helps youth find employment through group-based employment and life skills training
* paid work experience placement may be offered upon completion of the training
Self or agency referral
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door; Designated parking at entrance
Non Profit
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Youth Employment Services YES. Head Office
Address: 555 Richmond St West Suite 711, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1;
Phone: 416-504-5516