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Site: Mount Forest

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Contact Information
Alternate Name 3011L ; Canada-Ontario Job Grant ; COJG ; CV19 ; Employment Ontario ; Job Connect ; Second Career ; YJC ; YJCS ; Youth Job Connection / Youth Job Connection Summer
Former Name Northern Lights Canada
Office Phone 519-323-3647 ext 6220
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-4642
Fax 519-323-3991
Primary Contact Kelly Newcombe, Team Leader; Email:
Primary Executive Christine Bearinger, Project Coordinator; Email:
Description (Site) Adjacent to VON Mount Forest office
Located In Community Mount Forest
Address & Map
392 Main St N, Unit 7
Mount Forest, ON N0G 2L2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) All offices are open and services may be accessed in the following ways:
* call or drop in to book an in-person appointment
* call Customer Care Centre 1-800-361-4642
* contact the local Agilec office by phone or e-mail
* access the Online Resource Centre

Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services

Second Career Program -- skills training and financial support for laid-off workers

Services for employers -- help in identifying human resource skills requirements * matching of workplace needs to workers' skills, capabilities, interests and experience * support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support retention

Canada-Ontario Job Grant -- financial support for individual employers to purchase training for their employees * available to small, medium and large businesses planning to deliver short-term training for existing or new employees

Youth Job Connection -- paid pre-employment training * job matching * paid job placements with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers * mentorship * education and work transitions supports

Youth Job Connection Summer -- summer job opportunities and part-time job placements during the year
Hours COVID-19 Notice: All Agilec locations are open to the public and services are also available by telephone and electronic/virtual means.

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * extended hours Wed 4:30 pm-6 pm
Areas Served Mount Forest
Eligibility Self-service information and resources -- anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers

Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) -- people who are unemployed and out of school

Youth Job Connection -- Ontario residents 15-29 years who are eligible to work in Canada, unemployed, not attending school full time and experiencing multiple barriers to employment

Youth Job Connection Summer -- Ontario residents 15-18 years who intend to continue high school or go on to postsecondary education after the job placement * focus on those facing challenging life circumstances and at risk of experiencing poor transitions between education and work
Application Call or drop in * for general information on Employment Ontario services call the toll-free Employment Ontario contact centre at 1-800-387-5656 (TTY 1-866-533-6339) or visit
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Funding Provincial
Service Categories Career Awareness ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Employment Issues ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs