Employment & Training Supports
Salvation Army Centre of Hope

Together with Mark’s Work Warehouse, provides safety work boots to help individuals secure and maintain employment. A letter from the employer stating the need for safety boots, identification and proof of income and address is required.
Through the Housing Stability Bank, accepts applications for rental assistance for people who are behind on their rent and have received an eviction notice, or need to move to a new home. They also provide emergency utility assistance for people whose gas, water or electricity are going to be disconnected or already have been disconnected.
Also offers baby assistance including diapers, formula and baby food for families in need. Also offers mission store vouchers for clothing and small household items. To receive a voucher, visit the office with identification of income and address.

Address:

281 Wellington Street, London

Phone:

519-661-0343

www.centreofhope.ca/services/community/other-programs

Employment & Training Supports
Ontario Works

Employment Support - Also provides employment assistance for those looking for and maintaining employment. This includes job search support services, basic education, employment placement, job specific skills training, and substance abuse recovery programs.

Address:

City of London residents - 151 Dundas Street, London

County of Middlesex residents - County Building
399 Ridout Street North, London
519- 434-7321, ext. 265

Phone:

519-661-4520 519- 434-7321, ext. 265 General Enquiries - 519-661-5910 Employment Programs - 519-661-5304

www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/ow/apply.aspx

Employment & Training Supports
CHMA Middlesex                   Exeter Site

Supports adults with serious mental illness who are looking to enter or re-enter the workforce, go back to school or start their own business. The Vocational Rehabilitation Services helps people find and maintain meaningful employment and volunteer opportunities. It also works with employers who would like to hire or support someone with a mental illness by providing training, education and finding the best candidate for a job.

Address:

149B Thames Road West, Exeter

Phone:

519-235-0335

http://cmhamiddlesex.ca/programs/employment-support/

Employment & Training Supports
CMHA Middlesex             Strathroy Site

Supports adults with serious mental illness who are looking to enter or re-enter the workforce, go back to school or start their own business. The Vocational Rehabilitation Services helps people find and maintain meaningful employment and volunteer opportunities. It also works with employers who would like to hire or support someone with a mental illness by providing training, education and finding the best candidate for a job.

Address:

21 Richmond Street, Strathroy

Phone:

519-245-0120 or Toll-free: 1-888-216-6716

http://cmhamiddlesex.ca/programs/employment-support/

Employment & Training Supports
CMHA Middlesex London Site

Supports adults with serious mental illness who are looking to enter or re-enter the workforce, go back to school or start their own business. The Vocational Rehabilitation Services helps people find and maintain meaningful employment and volunteer opportunities. It also works with employers who would like to hire or support someone with a mental illness by providing training, education and finding the best candidate for a job.

Address:

648 Huron Street, London

Phone:

519-434-9191

http://cmhamiddlesex.ca/programs/employment-support

Employment & Training Supports
Strathroy Employment Resource Centre

Employment support services to the public including access to computers, photocopier, fax and telephones for job search purposes, job listings, tutorials, videos and job search books. Service Canada representatives available to meet with clients on site every Tue to resolve Government of Canada service questions.

Address:

34 Frank St, Strathroy

Phone:

519-245-1290



Employment & Training Supports
Community Employment Choices

Offers job search support, career planning, training information, job placement opportunities.

Address:

16 B Second Street, Strathroy

Phone:

519-245-4500 ext. 200

www.communityemploymentchoices.ca

Employment & Training Supports
London Employment Help Centre

Offers free services including career assessments, employment counselling, newcomer services, resume writing and cover letters, social media training, career exploration, individual counselling, second career application, apprenticeship information, potential placement with employers. Also provides advocacy services for individuals having difficulty with benefits including Employment Insurance, Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, and Canada Pension Plan

Address:

150 Dufferin Ave, London

Phone:

519-439-0501

http://www.lehc.ca/


Employment & Training Supports
Ark Aid Street Mission

Ark Aid offers support and service to people living on the margins of society. Includes evening meal program and afternoon snacks, counselling, coaching, basic academic tutoring, computer literacy, job search support, social activities and outreach, clothing, and alternative justice program.

Address:

696 Dundas Street, London

Phone:

519-433-8700

www.arkaidmission.com

Employment & Training Supports
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU)                          Next Wave Youth Centre

Supports youth 16 to 30 years old in London and Strathroy to reach their potential through education, skills training, employment supports and referrals. Offering a wide range of services including basic needs and drop-in supports, health and dental care, housing, education, workshops, job search and on-the-job skills training.

Address:

32 Front Street West, Strathroy

Phone:

519-245-4272

www.you.ca

Employment & Training Supports
Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) Youth Action Centre

Supports youth 16 to 30 years old in London and Strathroy to reach their potential through education, skills training, employment supports and referrals. Offering a wide range of services including basic needs and drop-in supports, health and dental care, housing, education, workshops, job search and on-the-job skills training.

Address:

332 Richmond St, London

Phone:

226-777-0116

www.you.ca

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