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Wellington (County of). Social Services

Site: Guelph - 138 Wyndham St N

Service: Employment Resource Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name Ontario Works ; The ERC
Former Name Wellington County Social Services
Office Phone 519-823-7887 ; 519-837-2670
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-7294
TTY Phone 519-827-1174 ; 1-800-265-7294
Fax 519-837-0708
Primary Contact Ken Harvey, Manager of Employment Services; Phone: 519-837-2670 ext 3062; Email:
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
138 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 4E8
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Woolwich St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers assistance to individuals seeking employment, including workshops that provide job-related skills for job seekers. Services offered include:  
* computer workstations with internet access 
* photocopying, printing, fax (free) 
* access to public telephones 
* job boards 
* job club 
* community resources information  
* local newspapers  
* one-on-one assistance to discuss any aspect of job searching (resume development, cover letters, interview preparation) - available by appointment  
* employment-related workshops on various aspects of job searching  
Core workshops offered: Job Searching Skills, Interview Skills, Job Club (for OW clients) 
Getting Ahead Workshop runs several times a year in Guelph and Wellington County. 
Free sessions led by Employment Resource Centre staff * Mon-Thu 9:30 am-2:30 pm * includes lunch and snacks, child care and transportation supports available * assists people experiencing financial hardship with knowledge and tools to set goals and develop action plans 
**For information or to register, contact Terri Townsley, Employment Facilitator, 519-823-7887 or 1-800-265-7294 ext 3660,
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Summer hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Victoria Day to Labour Day
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Open to all residents of County of Wellington and City of Guelph
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - available for scheduled appointments
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding City / Town - City of Guelph ; Regional / Municipal - County of Wellington ; Provincial - Employment Ontario - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Print Material Local newspapers; education and training information; variety of employment-related resource materials
Service Categories County Government Departments/Offices ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Life Skills Education ; Prejob Guidance