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Community Services Internal Program Referrals

This page is for Community Services staff to refer clients and learners to another Community Services program aside from their own. Select a program name below to choose where you want to refer a person to and fill out the form.

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Next-Steps Employment Centres

Next-Steps Employment Centre is a free employment support and career resource centre. There are four locations in Toronto, one in Vaughan, and two in Mississauga.

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides opportunities for employers, individually or in groups, to invest in their workforce, with help from the government. Employers or company decision-makers can be referred for this Grant. The Next-Steps Employment Centres facilitate the COJG program.

Scarborough Centre for Employment Accessibility (SCEA)

Scarborough Centre for Employment Accessibility (SCEA) is a free employment resource centre that specializes in providing barrier-free access to support, including to Persons with Disabilities.

Newcomer Services in Malvern

Newcomer Services provides one-on-one support and guidance to new immigrants, refugees, and permanent residents. From applying to citizenship to integrating into the new community, Newcomer Services can help newcomers from 13 years old and up.

Enhanced Language Training (ELT)

Enhanced Language Training (ELT) provides in-class instruction and the opportunity to gain work placement to newcomers who have international experience, education, or training in any of these sectors: Accounting; Office Administration and Customer Relations; Engineering; Financial Services; Health and Wellness; Information Technology; and Sales and Marketing.

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) is for landed immigrants or convention refugees who are 18 years or older to enrol in free English classes in Toronto. There are twelve classroom locations in Toronto.

Essential Skills Upgrading

The Essential Skills Upgrading program is for individuals who are looking to further their education or increase their employment opportunities and need to upgrade their reading, writing, math and computer skills. This free program is available in 20+ in-person classroom locations in Toronto.

On the Line Youth Culinary Training

On the Line Youth Culinary Training program is for clients who are between 15 and 30 years of age at the time of registration. Clients who are under 18 must not be enrolled and will not be enrolled in the upcoming school year in the traditional school system. This program consists of paid in-class instruction and a paid work placement to prepare participants for a career in food service.

On the Road Construction Training Program

On the Line Youth Culinary Training program is for clients who are between 15 and 30 years of age at the time of registration. Clients who are under 18 must not be enrolled and will not be enrolled in the upcoming school year in the traditional school system. This program consists of paid in-class instruction and a paid work placement to prepare participants for a career in construction.

Studio500 Hairstylist Program

Studio500 offers pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs for individuals looking to become certified hairstylists.

 

Notice of Collection and Use of Personal Information:

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of sections 58(5), 169.1-173 and 189 of the Education Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.E.2 and will be used to plan, administer, deliver and promote the Toronto District School Board (“TDSB”) Community Services programs and initiatives, as well as for statistical purposes. This information is retained in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M56 and will be shared with authorized TDSB staff and the TDSB authorized service provider(s) in order to administer the above purposes. Questions about this collection should be directed to Sevgul Topkara-Sarsu, TDSB Community Services Manager at Sevgul.Topkara-Sarsu@tdsb.on.ca, or at 5050 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5N8.

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