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Employment

Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities (EAPD)

Phone: (204) 945-0575

Toll Free: 1-866-332-5077

Website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/ites/vrmanual/index.html

Email: EAPD@gov.mb.ca

Services: EAPD is available for any Manitoba resident aged 16 or older with an intellectual, psychiatric, learning or physical disability diagnosed or assessed by an appropriate professional. They also must be legally entitled to work in Manitoba and show a willingness to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. EAPD offers education, training and employment opportunities including: Vocational Counselling, Specialized Vocational Assessment, Vocational Planning, Vocational Training, Support Services and Direct Employment Services.

 

Hope Arising Employment Training Center

Address: 1526 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0N5

Phone: 204-239-5492

Website: https://www.facebook.com/hopearisingetc/

Email: contact@hopearisingetc.org

Infinity Career & Development Consulting

Address: 1460 Chevrier Blvd #200, Winnipeg, MB R3T 1Y7

Phone: 431-804-8880

Website: www.infinitycdc.ca 

Email: kimberley@infinitycdc.ca 

Services: Infinity empowers youth to recognize their life and work goals in order to successfully design, attain and manage an authentic career path. Youth participants could be in high school; finished first year or several years of university / college, or recently graduated and might be wondering: “Career options?” / “Now what?” / “Do I even want this career?” Coaching reminds youth: “You don’t have to have it all figured out!”  Services include: Determining one’s career goals for the “first time”; refining job search skills (resume / cover letter development, job search, work proposals and interviewing skills); and, developing employment skills for workplace retention (goal setting, securing mentorship, stress management, self-advocacy, workplace etiquette). Founded by Career Coach, Kimberley Halwas, Infinity coaches individuals on both a one-to-one basis and also provides group coaching and workshops, varying service provision through in person, virtual and hybrid formats. She has customized training for educational institutions, associations, government programs, not-for-profits, and private companies.

Job Works

Address: 1175 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2A5

Phone: 204-453-8351

Website: http://www.jobworksschool.com/

Email: info@jobworksschool.com

Contact Form: http://www.jobworksschool.com/?page_id=101

Services: Job Works offers education and training opportunities for youth and adults in Winnipeg and Manitoba wide. They offer Adult Learning Centers and alternative high school options for people who wish to graduate along with Educational Assistant Internships, post secondary planning, career planning and financial aid programs and scholarship/bursary opportunities.

Long Plain Employment and Training

Address: 110-5010 Crescent Road West Keeshkeemaquah, MB, R1N 4B1

Phone: (204) 857 7474

Website: https://lpband.ca/long-plain-training-employment/

Email: Receptionist@LPETPS.ca

Services: Long Plain Employment & Training (LPET) serves to provide training to employment services to the members of Long Plain First Nation. LPET aims to assist unemployed or underemployed band members (primarily living on-reserve) gain the necessary skills and/or training that leads to long term employment. LPET offers the following services: Job Board & Binder, Resume creation/updating, Cover letter assistance, Interview Skills, Career Planning, Referrals to other agencies, Employment Insurance (EI) Assistance (Referral to Training/Employment), Access to Labour Market Information, and Resource Materials.

Manitoba Employment and Training

Address: 1016 East Saskatchewan Avenue, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3V2

Phone: (204) 239-3085

Website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/wd/ites/tes/

Services: Skills and Employment Partnerships helps Manitobans prepare for, find and keep employment, including support for training to meet labour market needs. A wide range of employment and training services are offered through their 13 Centres situated throughout Manitoba as well as through partnerships with community-based organizations and employers.

Portage Learning & Literacy Centre

Address: 110 Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0M1

Phone: 204-857-6304

Website: https://pllc.ca/

Email: info@pllc.ca

Contact Form: https://pllc.ca/contact/

Youth Employment Services Manitoba (YES MB)

Address: 614-294 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0B9

Phone: 204-987-9661

Website: yesmb.ca

Email: reception@yesmb.ca

Services Offered: Free employment services for youth in Manitoba aged 16-29. In-person services available in Winnipeg, with virtual services available all over Manitoba. YES assists youth in preparing for employment through resume and cover letter preparation, job searching assistance, interview help and free training opportunities.

Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba

Address: 100-207 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1M5

Phone: 204-988-1960

Toll-free: 1-800-203-2343

Website: wecm.ca

Email: wecinfo@wecm.ca

Services Offered: The Women's Enterprise Centre offers a wide range of business supports and resources to entrepreneurial women in Manitoba who have an existing business or who are starting a new one.

S.A.M. Inc. 
Address: 75 4th Avenue North East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3J5 
Phone: 204-857-6560 
Fax: 204-857-3325 
Services: SAM Inc. is a non-profit community organization, stands for Service, Ability, Mobility and provides employment-training opportunities for the individuals with intellectual disabilities. Supported Employment helps those with disabilities prepare for and find employment in the community.  
Eligibility: Clients who work at SAM range in age from 21 up to age 65.  
Cost: Have to be referred to us from the Department of Families 
How to Access: Phone or visit their location for more information.  
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday

MarketAbilities 
Website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/eia/marketabilities.html
Services: Provides a wide range of employment focused services to assist adults with disabilities in preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment. Provides vocational counselling, assessment, vocational planning on an individual basis, vocational training with specific job development and/or post-secondary, support services and direct employment services. Employment-focused services are provided through three designated agencies. 
Eligibility: A person must be: a resident of Manitoba with a mental, psychiatric, learning or physical disability; 16 years of age or older; legally entitled to work in Manitoba and show a willingness to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. Applications must include proof of a qualifying d
isability diagnosed or assessed by an appropriate professional. 
Cost: N/A 

Portage Friendship Centre - Partners for Careers 
Address: 20 - 3rd Street North East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1N4 
Phone: 204-239-6333 
Website: ptgfc.weebly.com 
Services: Partners for Careers links Aboriginal graduates with suitable employment, accessing highly motivated Aboriginal students eager to join the workforce. Resume building, job search training, additional information and resources for those seeking employment, or to further education. 
Eligibility: Graduates - contact for specific details. **find out what level of education they need, 
Cost: N/A 
How to Access: Phone, visit their webpage or visit the centre for more information and resources regarding job and education matters and the Partners for Careers program. 
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities 
Address: 825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1M5
Phone: 1-204-975-3010 
Toll-Free: 1-866-282-8041
TTY Toll Free: 1-800-225-9108
TTY: 204-975-3083
Website: https://www.smd.mb.ca/
Email: info@manitobapossible.ca 

Association for Community Living
Address: PO Box 773, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3C2 
Phone: 204-856-1190 
Fax: 204-856-1191 
Website: https://www.aclmb.ca/ 
Email: aclportage@mymts.net 
Services: The association promotes the inherent social value and role of all children, youth and adults with disabilities in our society. Their work includes resource development, training and networking that benefits individuals with disabilities, families, educators, and other education system stakeholders. They work at a policy level with community service providers to create change in communities - they promote people with intellectual disabilities having real work for real pay, being socially included in their communities, and contributing as full citizens. Their work supports economic development, social inclusion, healthy active living, housing options, and leadership training in communities.  
Eligibility: N/A 
Cost: N/A 
How to Access: Phone, email or visit their website for more information.  
Hours: N/A

 


 

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