FOCUS has been offering Employment Supports for those facing disabilities for over 20 years!

This program assists persons with disabilities to find employment, advance to another job, and retain long-term employment.

All our supports are available in English and French.


To qualify for employment supports, you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be an Ontario resident
  • Be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Have a substantial physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more, and makes it hard for you to find or keep a job

You do not have to be receiving income support to be eligible for employment supports.

How We Can Help

  • We can identify barriers of employment
  • Discuss benefits of disclosing a disability with employers
  • Provide resume building assistance
  • Interview preparation
  • Job development and job matching
  • Job coaching during onboarding period
  • Assist with accessing workplace accommodations
  • On-going support and retention services

Additional Supports:

Here at FOCUS, we try our best to help those with financial limitations find the right  job by providing:

  • Interview clothes
  • Footwear (safety boots/non-slip shoes)
  • Clothing (scrubs, uniforms, work pants/shirts)
  • Special equipment (tools)
  • PPE (personal protection equipment)
  • Training (SMART Serve certification
  • Food Handlers certifications)
  • Emergency child care
  • Telephone cards

And much more.

For More Information Contact

Phone: 1-877-513-0187