Strive 4 Work

EmployAbilities


Description
Offers an 18 week employment-focused program for individuals with a self-disclosed disability.

Service provides:

  • an 18 week in-person, employment-focused program involving 8 weeks of skills training and 10 weeks of work experience, for individuals with a self-disclosed disability

Training includes:

  • communication skills
  • stress management
  • resumes
  • interview skills
  • computer skills
  • standard first aid / cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) / Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • food safety
  • service best
  • job search activities and individual certificates such as Proserve, as needed by participants

Affiliation: Government of Canada
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals with disabilities
  • not eligible or in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI)
  • eligible to work in Canada
  • who are ready, willing, and able to work
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact for more information, including program start dates
Services are offered in person through group intakes.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-777-5834
Email
rlawson@employabilities.ab.ca
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
April 9, 2024
Address
3697 Mill Woods Road NW
Edmonton, AB, T6K 3L6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Program runs every three months. Program start dates vary. Work experience hours are negotiated with the employers.