Learning Initiative Employment Assistance Program (LiEAP)
Program description: This comprehensive employment assistance program assists individuals with disabilities, who have little or no labour force attachment to prepare for and obtain employment or self-employment, and to develop the skills necessary to find and maintain new employment.
Step 1: Classes and Job Coaching
Duration: 6 weeks, 30 hours per week
Step 2: Paid Job Placement
Duration: 12 weeks, up to 35 hours per week
Who is eligible?
To participate, individuals must:
•self-identify as having a permanent physical or mental disability that restricts his or her ability to perform daily activities
•be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial and federal legislation and regulations
•be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
•not be eligible for assistance under Employment Insurance (EI) employment benefits or any similar programs that are the subject of agreements with provinces, territories, or organizations entered into pursuant to Section 63 of the EI Act (unless approved by a departmental official); and
•require assistance to prepare for, obtain and keep employment or self-employment
Information sessions for April 2017
To find out more, please register for one of the Information Sessions by calling 705-673-8943 or e-mailing us firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 10:30 to 11:30am
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 1:30 to 2:30pm
Information sessions will be held at 124 Cedar Street (fourth floor), Sudbury Ontario.
Workshops begin May 1st 2017, with multiple sessions running throughout the year.
For the past 21 years, Learning Initiative has been offering HR development to various businesses and organizations, primarily in the Sudbury Region. We have worked with such organizations as Cambrian College, City of Greater Sudbury, Falconbridge Extendicare, Freedom 55 Financial, Gatien-Braithwaite, Great West Life, Laurentian University, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Rainbow District School Board, Science North, Social Planning Council, Sudbury & District Health Unit and Women In Science and Engineering (W.I.S.E.).
Our goal is to improve the well-being of people and their workplace. We work with staff to increase interpersonal effectiveness, resolve conflicts, develop vision, mission and strategic plans, identify core values, build teams and improve work delegation and efficiency. We offer group and individual sessions.
Half and full day workshops are adapted or custom-designed to meet the individual needs of each organization. Groups of most any size can be accommodated.
Personal and professional development leads to confident productive staff.