Active in every aspect of the economic, social and political life of Canadians, from fair wages and safe working conditions to universal health care, equality rights, a sustainable environment, and much more -- unions make a difference in peoples lives.
The IOE is recognized as THE CONNECTING LINK, providing Entrepreneurs with key services, education, mentoring and networking. A network providing Entrepreneurs with the opportunity to Connect, Learn, Share, and Prosper, and stay competitive in today's market.
Belonging to the Chamber Makes Good Business Sense - In King Township we are blessed with great natural beauty and a local living economy made up of independent business owners, family farms, educational institutions and tourism destinations & activities. It's a rich and diverse culture and one that the King Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to strengthening & enhancing.
The Markham Board of Trade is your voice of the regional business, community affairs and advocating on behalf of member companies on issues critical to the economic vitality and quality of life within our city. The Board stays heavily involved in public policy and keeps strong ties to local, provincial and federal government officials. The Markham Board of Trade is one of the largest business organizations in Markham. Celebrating 25 years in 2006, we are a membership organization, representing over 1,100 area businesses and their employees...and that number continues to grow.
Helping You Choose the Right Path for Your Business - Small Business Enterprise Centres focus on providing support to start-up and small enterprises during their initial years of development and operation. Entrepreneurs are provided with easy access to business consulting services and information covering management, marketing, technology and financing. A list of Small Business Enterprise Centre locations is available online. If you are an existing, innovative and growing small or medium business (SME) and are looking to grow your business in Ontario or internationally, please contact your nearest Business Advisory office. A list of Business Advisory offices is available online.
We are the "voice of business" in the Richmond Hill business community. As such, we provide a leadership role in promoting the business interests of our members. Our activities are undertaken in innovative ways. We are responsive to changing conditions of the environment in which we and our members operate. Our membership is highly participatory in the activities of the Chamber, ensuring significant value in membership.
The Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) is an innovative public-private sector alliance, belonging to a network of nearly fifty (50) small business enterprise centre's across the Province. The SBEC provides a one-stop source of services and programs for Richmond Hill's entrepreneurs and small businesses. Entrepreneurs have access to a wealth of services.
JOBS IN YORK REGION - Do you live in the 905 area (the suburbs surrounding Toronto)? If a job is currently available in your neighbourhood and is announced anywhere on the web, chances are you can find it using our search engines. We monitor hundreds of web sites for jobs in your neighbourhood every day, so you do not have to. Just select the web site serving your home region above, and find an opportunity that is right for you in a location that your lifestyle can accommodate.
We will work together to make York Region a Character Community by nurturing positive character attributes. The Character Community Organization Program is for community clubs, associations and organizations that want to be part of the character initiative and continue to build partnerships within their own communities and with others throughout the municipalities and the Region.
AAAC is pleased to provide service to unemployed Internationally Trained Professionals, Trades People and Newcomers who are working less than an average of 20 hours per week; and who are actively seeking and available to accept full-time employment, or are in receipt of a notice of imminent lay-off, or who must leave their current occupation due to medical reasons. In the case of persons with disabilities, who are unable to work full-time, and are actively seeking increased employment, we will help you navigate through the credential accreditation process. LOCATION - 1118 Centre Street, Unit 23, Thornhill, L4J 7R9. TELEPHONE - (905) 762-0578 or Toll-free Multilingual Language Line 1 (877) 986-5465.
The Regional Municipality of York is made up of a confederation of nine municipalities and provides services to over 850,000 residents, 25,000 businesses and 395, 000 employees. LOCATION - 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 6Z1. TELEPHONE - (905) 895-1231 or 1 (877) 464-YORK (9675).
Assists immigrants with settlement and integration into Canadian society through information and referral services, employment, settlement counselling programs in both York Region School Boards, community workshops and advocacy. Services are available in over 20 languages. LOCATION - 21 Dunlop St, Suite 101, Richmond Hill, L4C 2M6. TELEPHONE - (905) 770-7040 or 1 (80) 263-2075. E MAIL - email@example.com
Provides immigrant families with settlement and integration services, including: supportive counselling, information and referral, employment services, job search workshops, English and language training, volunteer service, community education and outreach, early years education, youth services and recreational activities. LOCATION - 7828 Kennedy Rd, Suite 228, Markham, L3R 5P1, (York Regional Office). TELEPHONE - (905) 474-5092. LOCATION - 5000 Highway #7 E, Unit 450, Upper Level, Markville Mall (across from postal service near Sears), Markham, L3R 4M9. TELEPHONE - (905) 474-1275. E MAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org
You are on Main Street at Charity Village®, Canada s supersite for the nonprofit sector - 3,000 pages of news, training, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers. If philanthropy and volunteerism are part of your world, this is your place. Discover what is new today in the village, or visit our Welcome Centre for first-time visitors and the media.
Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, charitable, professional family services agency with a focus on Chinese Canadians. Our ultimate goal is to offer both linguistically and culturally sensitive counselling and family services that will enhance the functioning and enrich the quality of life of individuals and families. Employee Assistance Program - Youth Services Program - and many other services.
Supporting people with an intellectual disability to live, learn, work and fully participate in the community. LOCATION - RICHMOND HILL Office, 101 Edward Ave, Richmond Hill, L4C 5E5. TELEPHONE - (905) 884-9110. E MAIL - email@example.com. MARKHAM & STOUFFVILLE Office, 144 Main Street North, Units 5 & 6, Markham, L3P 5T3. TELEPHONE - (905) 294-4971. VAUGHAN Office (serving Vaughan, King, Thornhill), 136 Winges Road, #6, Woodbridge, L4L 6C3. TELEPHONE - (905) 771-0011.
Human Endeavour has worked to promote diversity by founding a community group whose membership is open to all members of the South Asian community, regardless of their country of origin and religion. Human Endeavour has also collaborated with other seniors and community groups to create interaction between the South Asian and other communities. Services provided - COMPUTER TRAINING - NEW HORIZON Socio-Economic Project for South Asian Immigrants - WORKSHOPS. LOCATION - Human Endeavour, 47 Johnswood Cres., Woodbridge, L4H 2K7. TELEPHONE - (905) 832-6842.
Supports the healthy development of individuals, families and community through prevention, protection counselling, education and advocacy. Services include Family Resource Centre for preschoolers and caregivers, specialized programming, school social work programs, woman abuse program, child welfare, groups and counselling. LOCATION - 1 Promenade Circle, Suite 313, Thornhill, L4J 4P8. TELEPHONE - (905) 882-2331. E MAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides persons with learning disabilities or attention deficit disorder, families and professionals with ongoing support, resources, advocacy, self-help groups, parent, social, vocational training and educational programs. LOCATION - 11181 Yonge St, Suite 221, Richmond Hill, L4S 1L2. TELEPHONE - (905) 884-7933. E MAIL - email@example.com
Meta Centre is an innovative and highly successful not-for-profit charitable institution and community developmental services agency with more than 20 years experience serving children and adults with special needs in the Greater Toronto Area. Our services are tailored to respect and meet the individual needs of people with developmental disabilities, including those persons with dual diagnoses and multiple disabilities. These are provided through our multi-lingual Day Services, Residential Services, Supported Individual Living, Social Work Services, and Respite Services. LOCATIONS - VAUGHAN, 201 Millway Avenue, Unit 10, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5K8. TELEPHONE - (905) 660-0333. RICHMOND HILL - 10 West Pearce Street, Unit 8, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1B6. TELEPHONE - (905) 771-6843
Many people with disabilities can and do want to work. Employment Supports is a component of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) designed for eligible people with disabilities to help overcome barriers to employment. This is a voluntary program that helps eligible people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep a job in their community. You do not have to be in receipt of ODSP Income Support to qualify for Employment Supports. ELIGIBILITY - You may qualify for Employment Supports if you have a physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more and which makes it hard for you to find or keep a job - willing and able to work - living in Ontario - legally able to work in Canada - 16 years of age or older - You may also qualify if you are currently working, but are having difficulty keeping your job because of your disability. For more information, you can contact the Ministry of Community and Social Services ODSP Employment Supports office nearest you. TO APPLY YOU WILL NEED - ODSP Employment Supports - Instructions on completing and submitting your application - ODSP Employment Supports - Application package. LOCATION - Ministry of Community and Social Services, Central East Region, 465 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 8T2 (Area Served - Durham, Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough, Simcoe, Kawartha Lakes , York). TELEPHONE - (905) 868-8900, TTY - (905) 715-7759, TOLL FREE - 1 (877) 669-6658. WEBSITE - http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/mcss/english/pillars/social/odsp-is-directives/ODSP_incomesupport.htm
We have been helping people with disabilities for more than 55 years. Employment - Specialized Business Services - SES (Strategic Employment Services) ? Toronto and York Region - Assessments - Skills training and job placement - Employment Services cover your job search from beginning to end - 80% of people we served last year found employment - we find you the right job first, then make sure you have the proper training to keep it - we work with hundreds of employers - Employment Specialist - our offices are accessible. LOCATION - 13311 Yonge Street, Unit 202, Oak Ridges, L4E 3L6. TELEPHONE - (905) 773-4411
Pathways inspires and empowers young people in crisis to turn their lives around. Services include a residential program for adolescents 16-19 years, providing counselling, life skills support, employment support and preparation for independent living. Family Resource Centres provide drop-in playgroups, parent/caregiver resources, and toy lending libraries at 7 locations, 7 days a week. Home Base, a drop-in centre for homeless youth, provides food and support five days a week from 1-8 p.m. LOCATION - Unit 308, 135-137 Main Street North, Markham, L3P 1Y2. TELEPHONE - (905) 471-7877. E MAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org. HOME BASE YOUTH DROP IN CENTRE - 10944 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, L4C 3E4. TELEPHONE - (905) 884-3070. E MAIL - email@example.com
Looking for a job? Out of work and out of school? Seneca has employment services available to any unemployed individual. We can develop and support your return to work action plan that fits into the changing labour market of today. Seneca offers a multitude of services geared to you, whether you are a youth, unemployed or an experienced worker. EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE CENTRES - Walk-in employment and community centres are available to help in your job search. Special equipment for people with disabilities (e.g., TTY machine and Zoomtext option on computer screens). EMPLOYMENT ASSESSMENT CENTRES - offer you one-on-one employment advice. If you are currently receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or have received Employment Insurance benefits within the past three years (five years for maternity), you may be eligible for various training programs sponsored by the Government of Canada. PROGRAMS OFFERED BY VARIOUS SENECA LOCATIONS - JOB CONNECT - SUMMER JOBS SERVICES - ONTARIO SELF EMPLOYMENT BENEFIT PROGRAM (SEB) - BUSINESS SERVICES - APPRENTICESHIP - ACADEMIC UPGRADING - UPGRADING YOUR SKILLS - SERVICES FOR NEWCOMERS AND INTERNATIONALLY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS - MENTORSHIP PROGRAM - ESSENTIAL SKILLS RESOURCE CENTRE and TESTING OF WORKPLACE ESSENTIAL SKILLS (TOWES) - FREE ESSENTIAL SKILLS BUILDER PROGRAM. LOCATIONS - MARKHAM EAST CENTRE, 6061 Highway 7, Unit G, Markham (east of Markham Road on the south side). TELEPHONE - (905) 201-8662 - MARKHAM BUSINESS CENTRE/CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, 10 Allstate Parkway, Markham. TELEPHONE - (416) 491-5050, Ext. 7332 - NEWMARKET CENTRE, 16655 Yonge St., Unit 3, Newmarket (Weston Produce Plaza). TELEPHONE - (905) 898-6199.
Maytree works to combat systemic poverty and build strong civic communities in Canada. Because immigration and urbanization are powerful forces in Canadian society, Maytree?s work supports the settlement of refugees and immigrants in cities. A large portion of Maytree?s work focuses on the development of leaders and organizations to promote healthy civic communities.
A community-based, non-profit, charitable organization offering services which include transitional support (helps women make a successful transition to a life free from violence); individual counselling; poverty relief services (including a food room and clothing depot); food security workshops, groups; and the Enterprising Women program/course (providing entrepreneurial development/training for women planning to start their own business). LOCATION - 15208 Yonge St, Suite 1A, Aurora, L4G 1L9. TELEPHONE - (905) 727-5837. E MAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org