Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre

Employment Programs

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Record #: MAL0136 Last Modified: 07 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 08 May 2013
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.dbncentre.com/
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONWebsite
Description & Services
Alternate NameJob Search Workshops
DescriptionOffers a wide range of employment programs
Employment Support for Social Assistance Recipients - offered in partnership with the Region of Peel, Ontario Works * assists participants in becoming job-ready * provides structured job search activities and workshops * referral to appropriate community supports * self-help tools for skills assessment and industry research * job boards as well as referrals to paid employment opportunities * participation expenses: transportation, child care, employment start-up allowances
Eligibility - social assistance recipients living within Mississauga
Registration - referrals by the Region of Peel

Job Search Workshops for Newcomers - employment program for newcomers provides job search assistance at no charge * on completion of full workshop participants will receive a Certificate of Participation * all services offered free of charge * also available occasional child care facility
Eligibility - immigrants and refugees (any class and category), foreign, domestic or live-in caregiver programs * bring proof of Immigration Status
Registration 905-206-0755 * fax 905-206-0756 * e-mail employment@dixiebloor.ca

Employment Support Services - provides one-on-one employment counselling * includes critique and advice on resumes, cover letters, references and other job search documents, interview and network techniques * assists job seekers individually in short micro-sessions arranged by appointment
Eligibility (any of the following) - EI Recipient * Reach Back Client * Refugee Claimant * Social Assistant Recipient * Canadian Citizen, and, or * Newcomer to Canada (over 3 years)
For appointment 905-206-0755 ext 221 or 222 during office hours * sponsored by Newcomer Settlement Program

Community Access Program (CAP) - funded by Industry Canada * provides community members with free public access to high speed Internet * Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-6 pm to book time * 905-206-0755
HoursMon- Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Areas ServedMississauga - southeast
BoundariesMississauga - Southeast
EligibilityEmployment Support: Social Assistance Recipients living within Mississauga
Job Search Workshops: Immigrants and Refugees (any class and category), Foreign, Domestic or Live-in Caregiver Programs; bring proof of Immigration Status
FeesNone - Services are free
LanguagesEnglish
Contact Information
Address3415 Dixie Road, Ste 402
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B1
 
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IntersectionNorth East corner of Dixie Road and Bloor Street, in High Point Mall
Office Phone905-905-629-1873 Main Office
Fax905-206-0756
E-Mailemployment@dixiebloor.ca
Websitewww.dbncentre.com/
Primary ContactSandy Pereira, Administrative Assistant, Employment Programs; Phone: 905-206-0755 ext 221; Email: employment@dixiebloor.ca
Primary ExecutiveLynn Petrushchak, Executive Director; Phone: 905-629-1873 ext 233; Email: lynnp@dixiebloor.ca
Other Details
Established1998
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal - CAP: funded by Industry Canada ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Foundation - Trillium Foundation
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsCounselling ; Employment ; Immigrants ; Information and referral ; Job search training ; Resumes