Ontario March of Dimes

West Central Regional Office

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Record #: MHL0139 Last Modified: 03 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 03 Jul 2014
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Description & Services
Alternate NameOMOD
DescriptionOntario March of Dimes assists persons with disabilities to reach their employment objectives. We offer a full range of Employment Services to help people develop employment plans, prepare for work, overcome employment barriers, and return to the workforce. We find you the right job first, then make sure you have the proper training so you can keep it.  
 
Success begins with a solid employment plan. Ontario March of Dimes can help you: * identify your skills and abilities * develop a step-by-step employment plan * choose the right mix of services 
* obtain funding 
 
We help you identify: * your range of abilities and limitations * your potential for improvement * your need for work accommodations 
* training and services required to help prepare you for employment 
* the services required to help you secure and maintain employment 
 
Services that you can use to help reach your employment goal: 
* job development & placement * matching a job best suited to your skills and interests * on the job training * quick training process to start work immediately * resume development * learn to create effective and personal resumes 
 
Interview Skills Development: become comfortable with the interview process and learn common interview questions and responses 
 
Job Finding Club: discover the best ways to search for employment opportunities 
 
Job Coaching: have a professional, personal coach to support you on the job 
 
Assistive Devices Program:Funding is provided for devices that: 
• Help adults live safely and independently in their homes 
• Allow for discharge from a hospital or rehabilitation centre. 
• Help avoid job loss 
• Support opportunities for participation in educational, developmental and community activities 
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedBrampton ; Bruce County ; Dufferin County ; Grey County ; Mississauga ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
EligibilityPersons with disabilities
LanguagesEnglish
Contact Information
Address2227 South Millway, Ste 100
Mississauga, ON L5L 3R6
 
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IntersectionErin Mills Pkwy and Burnhamthorpe Rd W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-607-3463 ext 5236
Fax905-607-9856
Toll Free Phone1-877-427-6990
E-Mailkherrlitz@marchofdimes.ca
Websitewww.marchofdimes.ca/EN/Pages/default.aspx
Primary ContactKim Herrlitz, Employment Services Coordinator, Employment Services; Phone: 905-607-3463 ext 5236; Email: kherrlitz@marchofdimes.ca
Other Details
Print MaterialNewsletters, Information kits, Brochures
FundingProvincial - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Fees ; Foundation - Trillium
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Subjects
SubjectsAdvocacy ; Assistive devices ; Attendant care ; Building accessibility ; Cerebral palsy ; Disabilities ; Employment ; Equipment ; Head injuries ; Health assessments ; Home adaptations ; Injured workers ; Injuries ; Multiple sclerosis ; Muscular dystrophy ; Parkinsons disease ; Physical disabilities ; Physical rehabilitation ; Polio ; Recreational activities ; Spina bifida ; Strokes ; Vehicle adaptations