Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities

Program helps persons with disabilities to prepare for, obtain and keep employment or self-employment, supports activities including encouraging employers to hire workers with disabilities, increasing the employment skills of persons with disabilities, providing work experience and assisting individuals with starting their own business. It works in partnership with organizations for persons with disabilities to support innovative approaches to integrate individuals with disabilities into employment or self-employment and address barriers to an individual’s labour market participation. Click the following link for more information: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/disability_issues/funding_programs/opportunities_fund/index.shtml

GOVERNMENT CONTACT:
Duty Officer:
Toronto Programs Group
(416) 973-6166
Clients/participants contact local SCC:
http://www1.servicecanada.gc.ca/cgi-bin/hr-search.cgi?cmd=lst&pv=on&ln=eng
Training and Coordinating Group for persons with disability
(416) 413-4922