Service Canada

Site: Barrie

Service: Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update Service Canada Centres are beginning a gradual reopening * Canadians should continue to use Service Canada’s many online services whenever possible: Canada.ca/service-canada-home * if you require assistance accessing services, complete an online request at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/ * for those who do not have internet access or face other barriers, call 1-877-355-2657 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm If you still require assistance in person, make a request for an appointment by filling our the service request for at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/

Assists persons with disabilities to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. * supports persons with disabilities in overcoming barriers to participation in the Canadian labour market, and supports employers to hire persons with disabilities Programs and services include job search supports, pre-employability services, wage subsidies, work placements and employer awareness initiatives to encourage employers to hire persons with disabilities * delivered across the country by Service Canada Centres, in partnership with organizations in the community
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update Service Canada Centres are beginning a gradual reopening * Canadians should continue to use Service Canada’s many online services whenever possible: Canada.ca/service-canada-home * if you require assistance accessing services, complete an online request at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/ * for those who do not have internet access or face other barriers, call 1-877-355-2657 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
 
If you still require assistance in person, make a request for an appointment by filling our the service request for at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/ 
No local Barrie phone number * NOTE: sign at front of building which houses Barrie Service Canada Centre says Government of Canada, 48 Owen St
Hours COVID-19 Update Service Canada Centres are open by appointment only * Clients should not book an in-person visit if they are experiencing any of the following:  
 
• Have symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing. 
• Have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days. 
• Have been instructed by local public health authorities to self-isolate due to travel or contact historyBarrie Service Canada Centre:  
 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * no appointment necessary * Toll Free Telephone Service Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Person with a disability who wants to start a business, or an employer who would like to hire someone with a disability 
 
Eligible employers include: not-for-profit organizations, municipal governments, aboriginal organizations (including band councils, tribal councils and self-government entities), for-profit organizations and provincial and territorial governments, institutions, agencies and Crown Corporations 
 
Eligible participants must: (participants are recruited by the contribution recipients) self-identify as having a permanent physical or mental disability that restricts his or her ability to perform daily activities, be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial and federal legislation and regulations, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada, not be eligible for assistance under Employment Insurance (EI) employment benefits or any similar programs that are the subject of agreements with provinces, territories, or organizations entered into pursuant to Section 63 of the EI Act (unless approved by a departmental official) and require assistance to prepare for, obtain and keep employment or self-employment
Application Contact Service Canada for more information on submitting an application or a project proposal or visit website
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Service Canada Centre
48 Owen St
Barrie, ON L4M 3H1
 
View Google Map
Intersection Owen St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-622-6232 * 1-800-O-CANADA
TTY Phone 1-800-926-9105
Website www.esdc.gc.ca/en/funding/disability_opportunity/overview.page
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ServiceCanada_E

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