Record #: GRE0434
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2024


Description (Service) Employment resources and coaching to find sustainable employment in Ontario
  • assessment of skills, interests and abilities
  • job search strategies and support, including resume development and interview preparation
  • information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment opportunities
  • help in maintaining employment
  • information and referral to other employment and community services
All services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of client groups

Better Jobs Ontario
Skills training and financial support for laid off workers
  • training program must demonstrate good job prospects
  • financial support based on need, may include tuition, instructional costs, books, transportation and/or a basic living allowance
Services for employers - help in identifying human resource skills requirements
  • matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience
  • support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention
Canada-Ontario Job Grant - financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees
  • available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees
Offices located in Owen Sound, Hanover, Dundalk, Durham, Flesherton, Markdale and Meaford; see separate records for details.

Service Details

Public Comments Skills Development Fund: Personal Support Worker (PSW) Training: 
Free training program includes pre-employment skills training, industry specific certifications, job placements, job search assistance, workplace orientation, interview preparation and computer supports. Graduates will receive a PSW Certificate.
Hours By appointment.
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility Individuals of legal working age and not attending full time school or training; must be resident of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada.

Services at this site can be tailored to meet the needs of individual client groups including: Indigenous people, Older workers, Francophones, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, Persons on Social Assistance, Businesses, Students, Women and Youth

Better Jobs Ontario
  • laid off individuals who are currently unemployed
  • individuals from low-income households experiencing labour market challenges
Application Call for information.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Meaford
Address & Map
Meaford Public Library
11 Sykes St N
Meaford, ON
Canada N4L 1V6
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Intersection Sykes St N and Trowbridge St E
Physical Access fully accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-9222
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3711
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Primary Contact Sharon Baynham, Manager, Employment Services Programs
Alternate Contact Matthew Shute, Director; Community Initiatives & Employment Services
Mailing Address 290 9th St E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 1N7

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