Second Chance Employment Counselling

Site: Guelph - Stone Road Mall

Service: Youth Resource Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name 2nd Chance Employment Counselling ; CV19 ; Resource Centre
Office Phone 519-823-2818
Fax 519-823-7909
Social Media Twitter
Primary Contact Jenni Brooks, Program Manager; Phone: 519-823-2440; Fax: 519-823-2691; Email:
Description (Site) Stone Road Mall 2nd Fl, on the walkway to the parkade
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
435 Stone Rd W, Suite 213
Guelph, ON N1G 2X6
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Intersection Edinburgh Rd S and Stone Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: In response to the pandemic, all the Resource Centres are closed to the public. Staff continue to serve the community in this difficult time and are available by e-mail and phone until further notice. In order to help everyone stay safe, all workshops and youth programming are offered online and virtually. Call or e-mail for assistance and for more information on how to access these programs. 
Assists youth and adults in conducting career and job searches * drop in and youth support 
* one-on-one employment counselling 
* resources: computer work stations with word processing and internet access, photocopier, fax machine, job boards, access to community information and volunteer opportunities 
* Youth Job Connection: program for youth having difficulty finding and or keeping work. There is a paid pre-employment program followed by a supported paid work placement 
* Youth Job Connection Summer: for students 15-18, looking for summer employment and having difficulty finding and keeping work, or have never worked. There is a paid pre-employment program followed by a supported, paid work placement  
* Youth Drop-In Program: youth may use computers, do homework and access resources and support from staff  
* Second Career: staff will help with the application process and assess eligibility for the Employment Ontario Second Career re-training program  
* Ways2work: 16-week program for youth ages 15-30 who are out of work and school, not on EI and legally entitled to work in Canada. Youth will be paid minimum wage while attending and will receive certification for First Aid / CPR, Safe Food Handling, Smart Serve, WHMIS  
* ACE (Achieving Competitive Employment): assists individuals (including students) with disabilities and / or Individual Education Plans to find and maintain a job
Hours Tue 9 am-4:30 pm * Wed 12 noon-7 pm * Thu-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility People seeking career information and employment 
Youth looking for support
Application Visit Youth Resource Centre, other Second Chance Employment locations or see website for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1996
Funding Provincial ; Federal
Service Categories Career Counselling ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Youth Employment Programs