Government of Alberta

Ministry of Community and Social Services - Alberta Works - Disability Related Employment Supports


Description
COVID-19 UPDATE: Alberta Supports Centres / Alberta Works Centres are temporarily suspending in-person services. Access supports and services online at alberta.ca/alberta-supports.aspx or call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre at 1-877-644-9992 and 780-644-9992 in Edmonton. Provides assistance to Albertans in overcoming barriers to employment created by their disability.

Service provides:

  • assistance to Albertans in overcoming barriers to employment created by their disability

Includes:

  • Job Search Supports - provides resources to assist Albertans who are 16 years and older with disabilities in seeking employment
  • Workplace Supports - assists Albertans who are 16 years and older with disabilities to make a successful transition into the workplace, maintain employment, and fully participate in the workforce
  • Educational Supports - helps learners with disabilities who are leaving the kindergarten to grade 12 school system prepare for employment through post-secondary education, basic skill training, academic upgrading, or labour market programs
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Alberta residents
  • with a diagnosed and documented permanent or chronic disability that creates a barrier to education, training and / or employment
  • who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or refugees legally entitled to work and / or train in Canada
  • and who are employment destined
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • contact to book employability assessment appointment
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times vary.

Telephone
780-538-6241
Fax
780-538-5394
Web Site
http://communitysocialservices.alberta.ca
Email
hs.grandeprairiedo@gov.ab.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 1, 2020
Address
9845 99 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 0R3
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM