On this page you will find links to companies and organizations that are dedicated to enhancing the professional lives of people living with disabilities. These sites provide information regarding your career development and the opportunities for financial, practical and technical assistance. You will also find links to sites where forward-thinking employers are committed to hiring qualified persons with disabilities.
Government of Canada website
Persons with Disabilities
A site where persons with disabilities, their family members, caregivers and service providers can access a full range of information on disability-related programs and services in Canada.
Has a page with several employment links.
To assist persons with disabilities to prepare for and obtain employment or self-employment as well as to develop the skills necessary to maintain that new employment.
- To support effective and innovative activities such as, but not limited to, the following: encouraging employers to provide individuals with work opportunities and experience, assist individuals to increase their employment skill level and helping individuals to start their own business; and
- To work in partnership with organizations for persons with disabilities, including the private sector, to support innovative approaches to integrate individuals with disabilities into employment or self-employment and address barriers to an individual's labour market participation.
Links to several Employment Resources.
The goal of JobAccess is to enable people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment. By posting job opportunities with JobAccess, employers not only exhibit an open door policy but also demonstrate their responsiveness to affirmative action by genuinely recruiting qualified persons with disabilities.
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