Resources for Persons with disABILITIES

National | Provincial/Territorial | Career/Job

National 

Guide to Government of Canada Services for People with Disabilities - About 3.6 million Canadians have one or more disabilities. That's more than one in every eight Canadians. This guide about Government of Canada services and programs for people with disabilities provides information on everything from employment, accessibility and education, to health, income support and tax benefits.

Aboriginal Human Resource Council- Canada's leading innovators in Aboriginal recruitment, retention and advancement. Building solutions and partnerships that create employment opportunities, inclusive workplaces for Aboriginal people and a skilled workforce for employers.

Opportunities Fund for Persons With Disabilities - Assists persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain and develop the skills necessary to maintain employment or self-employment.

Persons with Disabilities Online - Where persons with disabilities, their family members, caregivers and service providers can access a full range of information on disability-related programs and services across Canada.

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) - The CCRW is a one-stop shop for disability and employment resources. Programs and services include:

  • WORKink™ - Canada's most powerful online career development and employment portal for Canadians with disabilities.
  • Partners for Workplace Inclusion Program (PWIP) - A full suite of employment support services from across Canada: funding for training,  resume creation, interview preparation and job development.

Safe Ability -  With one in eight Canadians considered to have a disability, the concept of a health and safety program for this community is long overdue. SafeAbility answers the call of an untapped market by providing employers, job seekers, workers with disabilities or injuries and the community with an inclusive health and safety training and awareness program that benefits all stakeholders.

Canadian Abilities Foundation - Information and resources on the topic of Canadian Abilities Foundation as it relates to people with disabilities.

Provincial/Territorial  

British Columbia

WorkAble Solutions - An initiative to connect BC employers to persons with disabilities by providing valuable employment resources and support.

Alberta

Service Alberta - Service Alberta provides information on all provincial programs for persons with disabilities.

Manitoba

Services for Persons with Disabilities

Manitoba WorkinfoNET - A portal designed to connect you with a variety of free, reliable and up-to-date resources in Manitoba regarding employment, career planning and education.

New Brunswick

Department of Social Development - Persons with Disabilities

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program - A job placement and job creation program designed to provide persons with disabilities with equal access to employment, training and promotional opportunities in the New Brunswick Public Service.

Nova Scotia

Government of Nova Scotia - Persons with Disabilities

Disabled Persons Commission

Ontario

Ontario Disability Support Program - ODSP Employment Supports is a voluntary program that helps people with disabilities find work.

211 Toronto.ca  - An extensive community resources portal allowing you to quickly find the services that meet your employment, education and training needs in the City of Toronto.

  • Physical disabilities - Employment, education and training services that focus on meeting the needs of people with physical disabilities.

Quebec

Government of Quebec - Programs for Persons with Disabilities

Office des personnes handicapées - Office des personnes handicapées provides information on provincial programs for persons with disabilities. French only.

Mode d'Emploi - Mode d'emploi, a specialized centre in human resources, is a employment service managed by the Quebec paraplegic Association designed to guide people in their search for employment, promote their autonomy, facilitate their integration and help them maintain their employment.

Saskatchewan

Government of Saskatchewan - Office of Disability Issues

Workforce Development for Persons with Disabilities Program - WFD-PD provides funding to assist persons with disabilities prepare for, secure and maintain employment.

Career/Job

Ability Edge - For recent graduates with disabilities, Ability Edge works with employers, prospective interns, career centres and community agencies to provide graduates with career-launching internships.

Canadian Councilon Rehabilitation and Work 

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