Seeking employment in a new country can be challenging.
Here are some things you may wish to consider, along with information and resources on how to manage them:
- Credentials / Licensing Assessment
- Canadian Work Experience
- Child Care
- Financial Assistance
- Education / Training
If you are a person with a disability, (i.e. physical, hearing, vision, learning, developmental, mental health, cognitive) who has a significant barrier to employment and require assistance to find a job, overcome a job crisis, or retain long-term employment, there are many services available in Durham. You can seek employment assistance through the following programs/services:
If you have a physical disability and require equipment, supplies or assistive devices (i.e. wheelchairs/mobility aids, hearing aids, communication aids, prosthetic devices, respiratory equipment, monitors and test strips for diabetics, etc.) for work, contact the Assistive Devices Program, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care at 1-800-268-6021.
Other helpful websites: