Second Career

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This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and through the Canada-Ontario Job Fund Agreement.



Have you been laid off? Are you unemployed, underemployed, or working fewer than 20 hours per week?

Are you interested in training for a new in-demand career?

Second Career is a program offered by the Government of Ontario to help laid-off workers get back to work. You may qualify for financial assistance to pay for:

  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Transportation
  • Help with caring for dependents
  • Basic living allowances (in some cases)

For more information about Second Career, visit the Employment Ontario website.

Visit an Employment Resource Centre today to see if you are eligible and discuss how to submit your application.  Click on the "Connect" sections to find the centre closest to you.

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