Disability Related Employment Supports

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Seniors, Community, and Social Services

Search Agency Service

Description
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 16 years and older with disabilities in seeking employment
  • Workplace Supports - assists Albertans 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.


Toll Free
1-844-297-1907
Toll Free
1-877-644-9992 (Alberta Supports Contact Centre)
TTY
1-800-232-7215
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-supports
Email
css.ds-calgary@gov.ab.ca; abworksis-calgary@gov.ab.ca(DocumentSubmission)
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 4, 2024
Address
213 1 Street W
Cochrane, AB, T4C 1Z3
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Hours of Operation

Closed statutory holidays. Itinerant services by appointment only.