Employment resources and information for individuals and families dealing with brain injury in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Brother T.I. Murphy Centre
Provides career/employment counselling, job search assistance, vocational assessment and placement support. For information on this go to their website www.murphycentre.ca or contact them at:
Prince Philip Drive Location (All services)
1 Prince Phillip Drive (behind the College of the North Atlantic)
St. John’s, NL, A1A 5B2
Phone: (709) 579-6606
Fax: (709) 579-2655
Government of Canada Opportunities Fund for People with Disabilities
Assists people with disabilities obtain and maintain employment or self employment. For more information go to their website www.servicecanada.gc.ca or call 1-800-622-6232.
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Office of Employment Equity for Persons with Disabilities
This department offers programmes and services for disabled persons who wish to find employment in the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government. For more information on this service go to their webpage www.exec.gov.nl.ca or contact the department:
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-5881
Toll Free: 1-888-729-7690
Fax: (709) 729-6737
Employability Assistance for Persons with Disabilities
This program is designed to assist individuals with a disability acquire the skills, experience and support necessary to successfully prepare for, enter or remain in the work force. Services include employment counselling and assessment, employment planning, pre-employment training, post-secondary education, skills training, technical aids and other supports to assist individuals obtain access to job opportunities and training. This program is cost-shared with Human Resources Social Development Canada. For more information contact:
Labour Market and Career Information Hotline
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
St. John’s Area: (709) 729-6600
Fax: (709) 729-1129
EmpowerNL – Transitions to Work Program
Program participants will continue to receive their Income Support benefits while attending. In addition, participants will receive a bus passes, a $200 start-up allowance, a monthly stipend of $50, and the cost of childcare (if needed).
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Sherri the program coordinator by phone at 709-722-4031 ext 208, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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