Ability Resource Association

JobLinks Employment Centre


Description
Provides pre-employment and employment services to adults with disabilities or chronic mental health conditions.

Service offers:

  • pre-employment and employment services to adult Albertans with disabilities or chronic mental health conditions that may be preventing them from finding and maintaining successful employment

Services may include:

  • assistance to identify skills and abilities and match them with the best job opportunities for the client
  • develop a professional up-to-date resume and cover letter
  • train for job search and online applications
  • interview preparation and practice
  • supports in finding employment including on-the-job coaching available
  • referrals to other community agencies, services, and training
  • assistance in maintaining employment with 3 months of follow-up supports
Affiliation: Funded in part by Government of Alberta, Alberta Disability Services - Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and Alberta Health Services - Addictions and Mental Health.Key Provider: employment specialists, job coaches
Eligibility
Yes, Pre-employment and employment services targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • with a disability or chronic mental health condition
  • that may be preventing them from finding and maintaining successful employment
Assessments required for program eligibility. Encourages those who receive funding through Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) to apply for services.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • contact for eligibility assessment if interested in receiving employment support services
  • referrals can also made from Government of Alberta Alberta Disability Services - Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and Alberta Health Services - Addictions and Mental Health
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-317-4550
Fax
403-317-4552
Web Site
www.abilityresource.ca/joblinks
Email
reception@job-links.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Membership is optional. Contact for details. 

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 16, 2021
Address
JobLinks Employment Centre; 416 8 Street S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2J7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM