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MCSS - Ontario Disability Support Program / Employment Supports

Agency MCSS - Ontario Disability Support Program / Employment Supports
Phone (main) (705) 742-9292
Phone (toll free) 1 (800) 663-8560
Fax (705) 742-8048
Email
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Address 360 George Street North, 2nd Floor, Peterborough ON K9H 7E7
Mailing Address (as above)
Location Intersection George and Simcoe Street in the Peterborough Square Mall
Contact(s)

 Call to main phone above to be connected with appropriate staff

Hours 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Area Served Peterborough county and Northumberland county
Languages of Service English
Fees None generally.
Depending on income source, some individuals may be required to contribute towards the cost of their services (likely for income levels over $51,000.00).
Physical Access Fully wheelchair accessible building, parking, office, interview rooms and washroom.
Organization Type Ministry of Community and Social Services – Provincial Government Program
Service Description Employment program that supports persons with disabilities to:
  • Find a job
  • Advance to another job if under employed
  • Overcome a disability-related job crisis to maintain employment
  • Retain long-term employment
Eligibility You are eligible for ODSP Employment Supports if you are a current recipient of ODSP Income Support or, if you have a disability that has been verified by a medical professional and is deemed a significant barrier to employment (i.e. physical, hearing, vision, learning, developmental, mental health, cognitive, HIV/AIDS.
You must :
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Live in Ontario
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Be able to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment
List of Employment Services

Some of the supports you may be eligible for assistance with are:

  • Establishing realistic career goals and addressing barriers to employment
  • Job search strategies, resume development and interview tips
  • Connecting you to employers for interviews and networking
  • Information and resources to start your own business
  • Adaptive technology, such as hearing aids
Last Revised January 22, 2014