At Centre for Skills Development, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation with the immediate closure of Centre for Skills Development locations to the public, until further notice. ‚ÄčIt's important to note that we will continue to offer our services remotely. For contact information about our remote services, latest updates about cancellations and closures, please continue to visit the 'CENTRE NEWS' section of our website, which can be found near the bottom of the Home Page.
No, you don’t have to be unemployed.

Everyone can access our services as long as they are looking for employment or training options.
It is not necessary to book an appointment to visit our Employment Resource Centre.

However, if you would like to speak one-to-one with an Employment Advisor it is highly suggested that you book an appointment ahead of time.
Second Career is a program offered by the Government of Ontario to provide funding for training to individuals who have been laid off.

We can provide information about the program and help you go through the steps involved in submitting the application for funding. However, our Centres do not provide you with the funding.
Yes, we can provide support in identifying labour market trends and researching occupations and industries for employment and training opportunities.
In our employment resource centres, you have access to a variety of resume books and tip-sheets. You can also access our computers for internet research. At each of our locations, Employment Advisors are available to answer any questions you may have about resumes, interviews or any other job search topics.
Our staff is very knowledgeable on a wide range of various community supports/programs for counselling, shelter, food banks, clothing assistance and we can help by suggesting or making referrals as needed to local resources.
Our four Employment Services locations are open every weekday.

Mon/Tue/Thurs/Fri: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am – 7 pm (September to June only)

Mon: 8:30 am – 7 pm (September to June only)
Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Mon: 8:30 am – 7 pm (September to June only)
Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tue: 8:30 am – 7 pm (September to June only)

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