Federal Programs


Disability Vocational Rehabilitation

Assists people with a disability return to the workforce.

Opportunities Fund

Through funding for organizations, the Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities (OF) program helps people with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain employment or self-employment.

Skills Link

Skills Link is a client-centered program that provides funding for employers and organizations to offer eligible activities to youth facing barriers to employment.

Hastings County Community Resources

Bancroft and Area Chamber of Commerce

8 Hastings Heritage Way
P.O. Box 539
Bancroft, ON

Career Edge

9 Advance Ave. Napanee, ON K7R3Y5

Community Advocacy and Legal Centre

23 Bridge St. W., Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

Community Futures Development Corp

26 Chemaushgon Rd., Bancroft, ON
Contact: Mary Lynn Rutledge, Manager

Hastings Department of Social Services – Bancroft

1P Manor Lane, Suite 3, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology

195 Hastings Street North, Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

Sir Sanford Fleming College

559 Brealey Drive, Peterborough, ON K9J 7B1

Madoc Chamber of Commerce

20 Division, Madoc, ON

Mental Health Services

Connecting individuals to services support in the community.

33 Flint Street, P.O. Box 1389
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Ph: 613-332-3826
Fax: 613-332-0005

North Hastings Community Integration Assoc.

Supports people with an intellectual disability.

2 Alice St.
P. O. Box 1508
Bancroft, ON
K0L 1C0

Phone: 613-332-2090
Fax: 613-332-4762
Email: communityliving @ nhcia.ca

Ontario Works – Bancroft

27578 Hwy 62 S.
Box 1860
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Telephone: 613-332-3410
Fax: 613-332-5550

Renfrew County Resources

Links to Health – Renfrew

Service provider for the Employment Supports-Ontario Disability Support Program
613-332-3115 or 1-877-525-2142

MV Employment Consulting Inc.

Provision of services aimed towards the paid employment of people with disabilities, while providing solutions to the employers needs.

Performance Plus Rehabilitation Care Inc.

Specialize in providing personal employment counseling services to people with physical, psychological or developmental disabilities looking to enter the workforce.

Further Resources

ARCH Disability Law Centre

A speciality legal aid clinic that assists Ontarians with disabilities with equity rights issues.

ARCH Disability Law Centre
425 Bloor Street East, Suite 110
Toronto, ON
M4W 3R4

Telephone: 416-482-8255
Tel. Toll-free: 1-866-482-2724
Fax: 416-482-2981
Fax Toll-free: 1-866-881-2723
Email: archlib @ lao.on.ca

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

On-line, real time employment counselling services and information
The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work
One Yonge Street, Suite 1202
Toronto, ON M5E 1E5
Phone: 416 260 3060
Toll Free: 1 800 664 0925
Fax: 416 260 3093
E mail: info @ ccrw.org

Employment Ontario

Ontario’s Employment and Training Network
14th Floor, Mowat Block
900 Bay Street
Toronto ON M7A 1L2
General Enquiries: 1-416-325-2929
Toll Free: 1-800-387-5514
Fax: 1-416-325-6348
E-mail information.met @ ontario.ca

Job Bank

The Government of Canada’s job bank.

Community Employment Services, Loyalist College
P.0. Box 10
195 Hastings Street North
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Phone: 613-332-1743 Ext 1
Fax: 613-332-4773

Neil Squire Society

146 Pembroke St. W., Pembroke, ON K8A 7Y6
Email: natalie @ neilsquire.ca

ODSP Employment Supports

ODSP Employment SupportsIf you have a disability, and can work and want to work, Ontario Disability Support Program Employment Supports can help. Employment Supports can help you get ready for work and find a job, or start up your own business.

Ontario Disability Employment Network

Employment service providers that work to increase emploment

Mailing Address:
Ontario Disability Employment Network
190 Adelaide Street South
London, ON
N5Z 3L1
Bob Vansickle
bvansickle @ odenetwork.com
Joe Dale
Executive Director
jdale @ odenetwork.com

Ontario Disability Support Program

ODSP or The Ontario Disability Support Program helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses, like food and housing.

Volunteer & Information Centre

26 Chemaushgon Rd., Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Phone: 613-322-4700
Fax: 613-969-2826
Contact: Irene Halliday, North Hastings Coordinator
irene.halliday @ viq.ca