District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Administration Board

Site: Sault Ste Marie - Bay St

Service: Employment Support Services

Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides an array of services including 
  • Employment placement  
  • Assessment and skills matching to an employment data base  
  • Wage subsidy as incentive to potential employers  
  • Participant counselling  
  • Job readiness workshops such as: Resume Writing, Life Skills and Introduction to Computers  
  • Employment related training programs  
  • Financial employment support to Ontario Works participants for both employment and community placements  
  • Community placement of Ontario Works participants with non-profit agencies  
  • Ontario Works participant on-the-job training services  
  • Ongoing participation in community job fairs in conjunction with Economic Development Corporation and team Sault Ste Marie  
  • Addiction services referral to Assessment and Treatment Services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
  • Ontario Works (OW) participants 
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Non Disabled spouses 
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) dependent adults
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French - Staff person
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-759-5294
Website www.ssm-dssab.ca
Primary Executive Ken McPhee, Manager, Employment Support Services
Site Location Station Towers
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 421 Bay St, 4th Fl
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1X3
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town - Sault Ste Marie ; Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services