Opportunities Fund

STEPS Society of Red Deer


Description
Provides specialized employment services and interventions designed to lead to continuous employment.

Service offers:

  • special services and interventions tailored to meet the needs of persons with disabilities in order to facilitate their integration into employment

Includes:

  • assistance to access employment or employment services through personal supports
  • assistance to obtain skills ranging from basic to advanced, through courses purchased on the client's behalf or through direct assistance to clients
  • support to clients in creating jobs for themselves by starting a business
  • opportunities to gain work experience which leads to ongoing employment
  • encouraging employers to hire individuals who they would not normally hire by providing a wage enhancement

Affiliation: Partnered with the Government of Canada.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • with a disability
  • who are legally entitled to work in Canada
  • require assistance to prepare for and obtain employment, or to become self-employed
  • and have exhausted all traditional sources of funding
A person with a disability is defined as a person who self - identifies as having a permanent physical or mental impairment that restricts his or her ability to perform daily activities.
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call or visit website for more information and to register

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-643-6249
Telephone
403-343-6249
Fax
403-309-2022
Web Site
http://www.epssreddeer.com
Email
info1@epssworks.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Accessible washroom.
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
May 25, 2023
Address
2830 Bremner Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4R 1M9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed statutory holidays.