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Non-sectarian
Organization: JVS Toronto - Head Office  
Phone Numbers: 416-787-1151
Fax: 416-785-7529
Email: services@jvstoronto.org
Website: www.jvstoronto.org
Address:
74 Tycos Dr
Toronto, ON
M6B 1V9
Intersection: Dufferin St and Lawrence Ave W
Hours: Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm
Executives: Kim Coulter - President and Chief Executive Officer
Service Description: Ontario Employment Services (OES) -- program offered at these Toronto locations -- see separate entries:

Toronto Centre, 184 Front St E
Toronto North, 1280 Finch Ave W
Jane-Finch Mall, 1911 Finch Ave W
Scarborough, 2868 Ellesmere Rd

Visiting office located at the Bathurst-Finch Hub, 550 Finch Ave W, North York * 416-633-1240

Markham office located at 3780 14th Ave, Suite 110, Markham * 905-470-9675

Employment Support for Newcomers -- mentoring * matches internationally trained professionals and trades people with professionals in their field

Integrated Work Experience Strategy (IWES) Bridge to Work Program -- 6 week full time classes including Workplace Culture, Workplace Communication, interactive workshops, resume preparation, job search and interview skills, support groups, networking and mentoring

Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities -- vocational counselling and employment planning * employment preparation services with community-based work trials and job placement * job coaching and job maintenance * self employment workshop * group programs to enhance personal and vocational growth * focus on Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Employment Supports Program clients

Specialized Assessments -- psychovocational assessments for adults * psychoeducational assessments for children * assessments for gifted programs * diagnosis of learning problems in children, teens and adults * remediation for adults with learning problems * emotional intelligence testing * vocational evaluations for employment, training and educational potential

Cogmed Working Memory Training Program -- 5 week intensive program for children, youth and adults who have been diagnosed with working memory deficits, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) and some learning disabilities

Toronto Youth Job Corps (TYJC) -- Full time program of 5 weeks paid employment preparation and hands-on community project; paid job placement of 16-24 weeks

YouthReach -- Employment counselling * referrals to community resources * resume writing and job search assistance * caseworkers can meet clients at any convenient location

Fees: Free or sliding scale
Application: Call or email
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Most programs and services open to all

Toronto Youth Job Corps (TYJC) -- Unemployed youth 16-29 years, not currently attending school * must be available Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm

YouthReach -- Youth 18-30 years, on probation, parole or bail, not in school and looking for work

Integrated Work Experience Strategy (IWES) Bridge to Work Program -- Arrived in Canada no more than 3 years ago * Permanent resident with postsecondary education and eligible to work in Canada * unemployed or underemployed internationally educated professionals * postsecondary education with minimum 2 to 3 years work experience in IT/ICT * must have Canadian Language Benchmark Level 7-8 in each section of the Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment * see website for application procedures
Languages: English ; Italian ; Spanish ; Polish ; Punjabi ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Russian ; Urdu ; Hindi ; Hebrew ; Farsi ; Bulgarian ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Turkish ; Yiddish
Area(s) Served:
Durham Region, East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, Toronto, Woodbridge, York - Toronto, York Region  
See Also: Budget and Debt Counselling
Employment Assistance
Employment Assistance for People with Disabilities
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Learning Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on August 25, 2016

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