IMPORTANT NOTE: On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID 19 -- All in-person services suspended until further notice; programs and services offered online; appointments available via phone or video if requested
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-755-9734
Toll Free Phone 1-866-969-9734
TTY Phone 905-755-9958
Fax 905-755-9953
E-Mail intake@disabilityaccess.org
Website www.disabilityaccess.org
Primary Contact Victoria Hennessy, Manager, Service Delivery; Phone: 905-755-9734 ext 232; Email: victoria.hennessy@disabilityaccess.org
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update -- services available to clients online or by phone * email intake@disabilityaccess.org or call 1-866-969-9734 for more information (ext 277)

Employment and training opportunities for persons with disabilities, including specialized services for those who are deaf or hard of hearing * individual employment counselling * disability disclosure and overcoming barriers to employment * pre-employment training and workshops * labour market information * resumes and cover letters * job search techniques * job coaching * access to accommodation, assistive devices and supports * post-hiring support * now offering incentives for eligible individuals who are interested in accessing remote work opportunities

Workreadiness Program -- essential skills upgrading for clients preparing for employment or returning to school * resumes and cover letters * job search techniques * interview preparation * online applications * paid work experience with job coaching throughout the employment period * support to find job placement or further education or training

For employers -- candidate recruitment and selection services * workplace accommodation and accessibility assessments and audits * workshops in AODA (Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) compliance * support for employers with purchase of disability related costs where eligible (Personal Protective Equipment/PPE not included) * wage incentives for qualified participants -- call or email for details
Hours COVID19 -- services available online or by phone

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up 
 
People with self-disclosed disabilities, including physical limitations, mental health disorders or learning disabilities * specialized services available to deaf or hard of hearing clients
Application Call or email for information
Languages English ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
Emerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle W, Suite 403
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
 
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Intersection Hurontario St and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Prevocational Training ~ People With Disabilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Hearing Loss ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ People With Disabilities

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