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ABC Communautaire - French Adult Education Centre

50 Dorothy St
Welland, ON
L3B 3V7

A French adult education centre that teaches French reading, writing, computer and math skills to francophone adults; Evening classes available.
Paid services: Translation (English to French).

https://www.abccommunautaire.ca

linda@abccommunautaire.ca

Office: 905-788-3711

Crisis: 289-321-3711

Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm, Sep-Jun

ABC Communautaire - Literacy and Basic Skills

50 Dorothy St
Welland, ON
L3B 3V7

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Also offer translation services (from English to French)

https://www.abccommunautaire.ca

linda.abc.communautaire@gmail.com

Office: 905-788-3711

Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm, Sep-Jun

Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch - Real Works Specialized Employment Program

20 Jarvis St
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 2S3

Offers specialized employment services that assist individuals who experience mental health and addictions as barriers to finding and maintaining work. Our Employment Counsellors offer support through a trauma-informed lens.

  • Financial support for qualifying employment related items
  • Job maintenance and coping strategies for the workplace
  • Interview skills development and practice
  • Job search support
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Identifying and planning employment and career goals
  • Support clients with individualized action plans

https://www.cmhaniagara.ca

info@cmhaniagara.ca

Office: 905-641-5222 ext 2642

Fax: 905-684-8314

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch - Real Works Specialized Employment Program

264 Welland Ave
Suite 103 St Catharines, ON
L2R 2P8

Offers specialized employment services that assist individuals who experience mental health and addictions as barriers to finding and maintaining work. Our Employment Counsellors offer support through a trauma-informed lens.

  • Financial support for qualifying employment related items
  • Job maintenance and coping strategies for the workplace
  • Interview skills development and practice
  • Job search support
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Identifying and planning employment and career goals
  • Support clients with individualized action plans

https://www.cmhaniagara.ca

info@cmhaniagara.ca

Office: 905-641-5222 ext 2642

Fax: 905-684-8314

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch - Real Works Specialized Employment Program

6760 Morrison St
Unit 2 Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 6Z8

Offers specialized employment services that assist individuals who experience mental health and addictions as barriers to finding and maintaining work. Our Employment Counsellors offer support through a trauma-informed lens.

  • Financial support for qualifying employment related items
  • Job maintenance and coping strategies for the workplace
  • Interview skills development and practice
  • Job search support
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Identifying and planning employment and career goals
  • Support clients with individualized action plans

https://www.cmhaniagara.ca

info@cmhaniagara.ca

Office: 905-641-5222 ext 2642

Fax: 905-684-8314

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara Branch - Real Works Specialized Employment Program

570 King St
Welland, ON
L3B 3L1

Offers specialized employment services that assist individuals who experience mental health and addictions as barriers to finding and maintaining work. Our Employment Counsellors offer support through a trauma-informed lens.

  • Financial support for qualifying employment related items
  • Job maintenance and coping strategies for the workplace
  • Interview skills development and practice
  • Job search support
  • Resume and cover letter preparation
  • Identifying and planning employment and career goals
  • Support clients with individualized action plans

https://www.cmhaniagara.ca

info@cmhaniagara.ca

Office: 905-641-5222 ext 2642

Fax: 905-684-8314

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

CERF Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

Lincoln Centre, 300 Lincoln St E
Unit 20 Welland, ON
L3B 4N4

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.cerfniagara.com

info@cerfniagara.com

Office: 905-714-1480

Toll Free: 1-866-334-3033

Fax: 905-714-1449

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Collège Boréal - Literacy and Basic Skills

Black Walnut Building, 100 Niagara College Blvd
B102 Welland, ON
L3C 7L3


Literacy and basic skills training including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.collegeboreal.ca

Office: 1-800-361-6673 ext 7370

Mon, Wed 9 am-3 pm by appointment

Community Living - Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln - Integrated Employment Services

191 South Service Rd
Grimsby, ON
L3M 4H6

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.cl-grimsbylincoln.ca

alacasse@cl-grimsbylincoln.ca

Office: 905-563-4115 ext 143

Fax: 905-563-8887

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm (evening and weekend availability)

Community Living Welland Pelham - Integrated Employment Services

Seaway Mall, 800 Niagara St
1st Fl Welland, ON
L3C 5Z4

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
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 retentio

https://clwp.ca

communityliving@cl-wellandpelham.ca

Office: 905-732-1023

Fax: 905-732-0528

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Adult Education

Lifetime Learning Centre, 535 Lake St
St Catharines, ON
L2N 4H7

An adult education school that offers daytime computer training and academic upgrading for adults, aged 18 and over. Individuals can complete a high school diploma, pursue a personal interest, explore new career options or expand the knowledge and skills to help reenter the work force. Aso offer Personal Support Worker Training (PSW), with a September start date.

https://www.lifetimelearning.ca

LLC@dsbn.org

Office: 905-687-7000

Fax: 905-646-9377

Office Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

6150 Valley Way
Unit 101-B Niagara Falls, ON
L2E 1X9

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.dsbn.org/programs-services/adult-and-community-education/home

tte@dsbn.org

Office: 905-327-7642

Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

Stokes Community Centre, 36 Page St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 4A7

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.dsbn.org/programs-services/adult-and-community-education/home

tte@dsbn.org

Office: 905-327-7642

Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Literacy and Basic Skills

Stokes Community Centre, 36 Page St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 4A7

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills
  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.dsbn.org/community

lbs@dsbn.org

Office: 905-327-7642

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Literacy and Basic Skills

Lifetime Learning Centre, 535 Lake St
St Catharines, ON
L2N 4H7

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills
  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.dsbn.org/community

lbs@dsbn.org

Office: 905-327-7642

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Literacy and Basic Skills

5960 Pitton Rd
Niagara Falls, ON
L2H 1S2

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills
  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.dsbn.org/community

lbs@dsbn.org

Office: 905-327-7642

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

District School Board of Niagara - Literacy and Basic Skills

Port Colborne High School, 211 Elgin St
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 3K4

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills
  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.dsbn.org/community

lbs@dsbn.org

Office: 905-327-7642

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

Employment Help Centre - Integrated Employment Services

4520 Ontario St
Unit 11 Lincoln, ON
L3J 0B7

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.employmenthelp.org

info@employmenthelp.org

Office: 905-563-9675

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Employment Help Centre - Integrated Employment Services

Village Inn Centre; 63 Main St W
Unit 6 Grimsby, ON
L3M 4H1

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.employmenthelp.org

info@employmenthelp.org

Office: 905-309-9675

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Employment Help Centre - Integrated Employment Services

Village Square; 249 St Catharine St
Unit 10 West Lincoln, ON
L0R 2A0

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.employmenthelp.org

info@employmenthelp.org

Office: 905-957-9675

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Employment Solutions - Integrated Employment Services

7188 Dorchester Rd
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 5V6

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.employment-solutions.org/

seawayreception@employment-solutions.org

Office: 289-488-1800

Fax: 905-734-3199

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Employment Solutions - Integrated Employment Services

800 Niagara St
Welland, ON
L3C 5Z4

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.employment-solutions.org

reception@employment-solutions.org

Office: 905-788-3751

Fax: 905-788-9397

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre - Katkwenyes Literacy

796 Buffalo Rd
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 5H2

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Specialized services available to Aboriginal community

The Centre also offers ACE and adult alternative highschool (Courage to Soar) on site with some preference given to Katkwenyes graduates. Other learning opportunities as needed.

https://www.fenfc.org

Office: 905-871-8931 ext 237

Fax: 905-871-9655

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Some evening courses available

Goodwill Industries Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

271 Ridley Rd
St Catharines, ON
L2S 0B3

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.goodwillniagara.com

Office: 905-685-8777 ext 22

Fax: 905-641-5769

Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon

John Howard Society of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

469 Central Ave
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 3T8

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.jobgym.com

forteriejobgym@jhs-niagara.ca

Office: 905-871-3932

Fax: 905-871-9265

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

John Howard Society of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

225 East Main St
Welland, ON
L3B 3W7

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.jobgym.com

wellandjobgym@jhs-niagara.ca

Office: 905-732-7655

Fax: 905-732-2912

Mon 8:30 am-6 pm, Tue-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

March of Dimes Canada (GTA) - Integrated Employment Services

243 Church St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 3E8

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

www.marchofdimes.ca

Office: 905-687-7467

Toll Free: 1-866-226-3532

Fax: 905-687-9522

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Continuing Education Learning Centres - St Ann Adult Learning Centre

5895 North St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 1J7

Course offerings include:

  • Teacher taught secondary school credits for adults (day)
  • E-Learning credit courses
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) for mature students
  • Academic guidance counselling
  • Cooperative education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
  • Citizenship class
  • Academic and core skills program
  • Literacy and Basic Skills
  • Personal Support Worker

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-354-3531

Toll Free: 1-866-727-8401

Fax: 905-354-6693

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Classes call for information

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Continuing Education Learning Centres - St John Adult Learning Centre

145 Niagara St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 4L7

Services offered include:
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Settlement services for newcomers to Canada
  • Citizenship classes
  • Computer classes
  • Pronunciation and TOEFL Prep
  • Adult credit classes
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) for mature students
  • Academic and core skills upgrading (non-credit)
  • E-Learning

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-682-3360

Toll Free: 1-866-727-8401

Fax: 905-682-1219

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Class times vary, call for information

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Continuing Education Learning Centres - St John South Adult Learning Centre

54 Jarvis St
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 2S4

Course offerings include:
  • Secondary school credits
  • E-learning
  • Guidance and academic counselling
  • Cooperative education
  • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) for mature students
  • English as a Second Language
  • Academic and Core Skills Program
  • Literacy and Basic Skills

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-991-8951

Toll Free: 1-866-727-8401

Fax: 905-994-9663

Office Mon-Fri 9 am-3:30 pm, Sep-Jun

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Literacy and Basic Skills

54 Jarvis St
Fort Erie, ON
L2A 2S4

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-991-8951

Fax: 905-994-9663

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Classes Mon-Fri 8:45 am-3:15 pm, Sep-Jun

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Literacy and Basic Skills

5895 North St
Niagara Falls, ON
L2G 1J7

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-354-3531

Fax: 905-354-6693

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Classes Mon-Fri 8:45 am-3:15 pm, Sep-Jun

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Literacy and Basic Skills

145 Niagara St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 4L7

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-682-3360

Fax: 905-682-1219

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Classes Mon-Fri 8:45 am-3:15 pm, Sep-Jun

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Literacy and Basic Skills

269 Thorold Rd W
Welland, ON
L3C 3W1

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.niagaracontinuingeducation.ca

continuingeducation@ncdsb.com

Office: 905-734-4495

Fax: 905-734-8166

Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Classes Mon-Fri 8:45 am-3:15 pm, Sep-Jun

Niagara Centre for Independent Living - Integrated Employment Services

122 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 2Z3

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.abilityforlife.ca

information@abilityforlife.ca

Office: 905-684-7111

Fax: 905-684-1199

TTY: 905-684-0420

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
In-person appointments St Catharines, Tue-Thu
Appointments can also be arranged elsewhere in Niagara

Niagara College - Integrated Employment Services

43 Church St
Ste 100 St Catharines, ON
L2R 7E1

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.niagaracollege.ca/ces

ces@niagaracollege.ca

Office: 905-641-2252 ext 4660

Fax: 905-988-4301

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Niagara College - Literacy and Basic Skills

135 Taylor Rd
SS 4 Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Day classes are offered in cooperation with the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre, 796 Buffalo Rd Fort Erie.

https://www.niagaracollege.ca/au

academicupgrading@niagaracollege.ca

Office: 905-641-2252 ext 4418

Reception Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Classes Mon-Fri, hours vary
Dates: Sep-Jun * Reduced programming available in Jul

Niagara College - Literacy and Basic Skills

100 Niagara College Blvd
Welland, ON
L3C 7L3

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Day classes are offered in cooperation with the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre, 796 Buffalo Rd Fort Erie.

https://www.niagaracollege.ca/au

academicupgrading@niagaracollege.ca

Office: 905-641-2252 ext 4418

Reception Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Classes Mon-Fri, hours vary
Dates: Sep-Jun * Reduced programming available in Jul

Niagara Employment Help Centre - Integrated Employment Services

6100 Thorold Stone Rd
Unit 7 Niagara Falls, ON
L2J 1A3

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of all client groups

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.ehc.on.ca

Office: 905-358-0021

Fax: 905-374-7151

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Niagara Regional Learning Centre - Literacy and Basic Skills

285 Bunting Rd
Unit 7 St Catharines, ON
L2M 7T9

Literacy and basic skills training including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

https://www.literacyniagara.org

gwhiteside@literacyniagara.org

Office: 905-684-3500 ext 550

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Niagara Regional Native Centre - Literacy and Basic Skills

140 Welland Ave
Unit 15B St Catharines, ON
L2N 2R5


Literacy and basic skills training including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
Specialized services available to Indigenous community.

https://www.nrnc.ca

literacypc@nrnc.ca

Office: 905-685-8547

Fax: 905-685-8990

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Evening programs call for information

Niagara Training & Employment Agency - Integrated Employment Services

120 Canby St
Thorold, ON
L0S 1K0

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services

Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.ntec-nss.com

ntecinfo@ntec-nss.com

Office: 905-384-9491

Fax: 905-384-2691

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Port Cares - Integrated Employment Services

92 Charlotte St
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 3E1

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.portcares.ca

pcworks@portcares.ca

Office: 905-834-3629

Fax: 905-834-5805

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Port Cares - The Learning Centre - Literacy and Basic Skills

92 Charlotte St
Port Colborne, ON
L3K 3E1

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence

http://pcworksemployment.ca/

pcworks@portcares.ca

Office: 905-834-3629

Fax: 905-834-5805

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Start Me Up Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

203 Church St E
St Catharines, ON
L2R 3E8

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://www.startmeupniagara.ca

employment@startmeupniagara.ca

Office: 289-438-3939

Fax: 289-438-2212

Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

The Literacy Council of Niagara West - Literacy and Basic Skills

The Howard House, 4271 Queen St
Lincoln, ON
L0R 1B0

Literacy and basic skills training, including numeracy, digital, communication and interpersonal skills

  • helps learners prepare for employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, post-secondary education and greater independence
One-to-one tutoring and small groups * Customized workshops * Computer training * Community Gardens, Volunteer Tax Clinics for low income persons

https://www.nwalc.ca

execdir@nwalc.ca

Office: 905-563-1515

Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm

YMCA of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

285 Bunting Rd
St Catharines, ON
L2M 7T9

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://ymcaofniagara.org/programs/employment-services/

scemployment@niagara.ymca.ca

Office: 905-684-3500

Fax: 905-688-9629

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

YMCA of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

8123 Lundy's Lane, Unit 6, Unit 14 and 15
Niagara Falls, ON
L2H 1H3

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://ymcaofniagara.org/programs/employment-services/

nfemployment@niagara.ymca.ca

Office: 289-296-8400

Fax: 289-296-9752

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

YMCA of Niagara - Integrated Employment Services

17 Albert St W
Thorold, ON
L2V 2G2

Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario

  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
Better Jobs Ontario

Skills training and financial support for unemployed individuals
  • 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

https://ymcaofniagara.org/programs/employment-services/

thoroldemployment@niagara.ymca.ca

Office: 905-397-8390

Fax: 905-397-5241

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm