Description & Services
Description (Service) Assists individuals to acquire the skills they need to find employment
Offers a variety of pre-employment services, including: 
  • Resume writing 
  • Cover letters 
  • Job readiness 
  • Interview skills 
  • Job retention
Also offers specialized assistance in: 
  • Computer skills 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Retail skills (cash register and money handling) 
  • Time management 
  • Communication
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Individuals with a disability who are looking for employment
Application Call to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Provided as required
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-577-6166
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-3153
Fax 807-577-6119
Primary Contact Laura Preston, Independent Living Employment Specialist; Phone: 807-577-6166 ext 3
Alternate Contact Jennie Gibbons, Independent Living Employment Specialist; Phone: 807-577-6166 ext 7; Email:
Primary Executive Tom Pugliese, Executive Director; Email:
Site Location South Ward, Glengowan Bldg (formerly United Way of Thunder Bay)
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 130 Brodie St S, Suite 102
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B9
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Intersection Donald St S and Brodie St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Funding City / Town - Thunder Bay ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ; Fundraising ; United Way ; Foundation