Opportunities Fund

Opportunities Fund

OPPORTUNITIES FUND FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Career Services is the local service provider for Service Canada’s Opportunities Fund. Fund are available to enhance the employability of people with disabilities. The Fund is highly individualized, funding is allocated on a case by case basis.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The individual must:

  • be legally able to work in Canada
  • be 18+ years of age
  • have a disability
  • be ineligible for Employment Insurance

(not on EI/ not received EI in the last 3-5 years)

FUNDS

Funds are limited and allocated based on labour market information and the needs of

the individual.

Funding may include:

  • Wage Subsidy
  • Training Courses
  • Disability Related Accommodations
  • Transportation costs support (short term)

REFERRAL

If you feel this program may be right for you or If you are working with job ready individuals who would benefit from funding while learning a new job, we may be able to assist.

CONTACT

Wendy Galloway

Career Services

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