Community Employment Choices

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 service changes: Offering full services remotely
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-245-4500 ext 200
Toll Free Phone 1-888-478-2111 ext 200
Fax 519-245-4507
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program - Skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

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

Youth Job Connection - Paid pre-employment training * job matching * paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports

Youth Job Connection Summer - Summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year

Visiting offices located in Dorchester, Glencoe, Lucan, and Parkhill
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
Areas Served Middlesex County
Boundaries Middlesex County
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) and up Self-service information and resources - Anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) - People who are unemployed and out of school

Youth Job Connection - Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment

Youth Job Connection Summer - Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
Application Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit
Languages English
Agency Information
Established 1999
Primary Executive Bill Pigram, Manager; Phone: 519-245-4500 ext 201; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
Site Information
Site Location Strathroy (Adelaide Metcalfe)
Located In Community Adelaide Metcalfe
Address & Map
16 B Second St
Strathroy, ON N7G 3H8
Intersection Centre Rd and Second St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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