After the completion of an initial assessment, an Employment Advisor can provide you with information about the services and training opportunities through the Better Jobs Ontario program, help you to pursue re-training for a new career in a high-demand occupation and obtain financial support.
The Better Jobs Ontario program provides up to $28,000 to cover the cost of tuition, books, transportation, and living expenses for individuals who have been laid off on or after January 1, 2005.
Eligibility to apply for funding through the Better Jobs Ontario program:
- Canadian Citizen and resident of Ontario
- Have been laid-off and have not been working or are working a temporary job just to cover costs
- Have not been laid-off but have been unemployed for six months or longer and are part of a low-income household
All applicants must demonstrate that they require skills training to assist them to find employment in occupations with demonstrated labour market prospects in Ontario.
Additional Program Information and Updates: Better Jobs Ontario | Ontario.ca