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Contact Information
Toll Free Phone General Information: 1-800-622-6232 
Employment Insurance: (English) 1-800-206-7218 
Employment Insurance: (French) 1-800-808-6352 
Employer Order Service: 1-800-263-8364
Fax 519-326-9203
Primary Contact Janice Howarth, Team Leader, Citizen Services Branch, Service Canada
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * One-stop service delivery for a wide range of federal programs and services  
* Internet access  
* labour market information  
* Temporary financial assistance and support in finding new employment  
* able-bodied claimants must be seeking employment to remain eligible 
Assistance locating and applying for; 
* Employment Insurance 
* Social Insurance Numbers 
* Canada Pension Plan 
* Old Age Security 
* Passports (see separate entries for program details) 
* Apprenticeship Incentive Grant 
* Canada Education Savings Grant 
Local labour market information includes; 
* wage rates 
* occupational analysis 
* industry trends 
* monthly reporting on the events and activities affecting jobs in the area  
* free labour market information available on web site 
Student/youth employment services online:, Click Here for more information 
* duration of benefits based on insured weeks of work and regional unemployment rate  
My EI Information Online 
* computer access to claim information E.I. online, Click Here  
Family Supplement 
* for low income families who receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit  
* amount based on annual net family income  
* entitlement will be added to EI payment  
* employment assessment and counselling for persons returning to work  
* includes persons with active EI claims, with a claim that has ended within the last 3 years, or with a maternity/paternity claim that has ended in the past 5 years 
Special benefits 
* 15 weeks sickness benefits  
* 6 weeks compassionate care benefits  
* 15 weeks maternity benefits  
* 35 weeks parental benefits available to natural, legal or adoptive parents -- benefits can be shared by both parents  
* claimants may be able to receive combination of special benefits up to 71 weeks total 
* Any claimant or former employer of a claimant who disagrees with a claim decision may appeal to a Board of Referees Click Here for Details  
Job Bank 
* online employment information and job postings, Click on the link below  
* employers wishing to list employment opportunities call 1-866-789-1297, fax 1-866-664-2534 
* voluntary, Employment Insurance (EI) program designed to avert temporary layoffs by providing Employment Insurance Income Benefits to eligible clients who willingly agree to work a temporarily reduced work week  
* enables employers to retain workers and avoid layoffs during temporary work slowdowns and employees are able to maintain their skills
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Adults seeking employment opportunities or information on federal and/or provincial governments and community services
Application * Application process required for Employment Insurance benefits, SIN cards and other federal and provincial programs 
* Online Services and Forms, Click Here
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Timothy Nishimura, Director, Citizen Services Branch, Service Canada
Funding Federal
Site Information
Located In Community Leamington
Address & Map
Leamington Mall
215 Talbot St E
Leamington, ON N8H 3X5
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Lutsch St and Talbot St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
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