South Essex Community Council

Site: Leamington - Talbot St E - Leamington Mall

Service: Employment and Training Services - Employment Ontario Services

[  Suggest an Update |  Fran├žais |  Print Version (New Window) ]
Record #: LEA0134 Last Modified: 29 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 01 May 2013
Contact Information
Office PhoneKingsville Office: 519-733-5784 
Leamington: 519-326-8629
FaxKingsville Office: 519-733-6741 
Leamington: 519-326-1528
Alternate ContactSusan Boldt, Intake Worker; Phone: (Business) 519-326-8629; Email:
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameSouth Essex Community Council
Service Level(30) Provincial Government
Primary ExecutiveCarolyn Warkentin, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 519-326-8629; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveDeb Daher, Manager of Finance; Email:
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities
Description and Service Details
DescriptionComprehensive 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 
Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program (OSEB) 
* income and entrepreneurial support during business development and launch  
Youth Employment Fund 
* job placements providing entry point to long term employment  
* help with costs such as transportation and tools  
* incentives to employers to help cover cost of wages and training 
For employers: 
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 
HoursMon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Tue 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas ServedKingsville ; Leamington ; Wheatley
EligibilitySelf-service information and resources  
* anyone, including people with jobs, those who are under-employed, people looking for work, students, apprentices, internationally trained individuals, employers 
Youth Employment Fund 
* Youth 15 to 29 years who are residents of Ontario, unemployed and not participating in full time education or training can access assisted services * additional tools and supports for short term training and employment preparation may be available to youth identified by employers 
Assisted services (such as supported job search, job matching and placement, job retention services) 
* people who are unemployed and out of school 
Employers can get help in identifying their human resource skill requirements, matching of position/workplace needs to participants' skills, capabilities, interests and experience, and support for developing on-the-job training plans and monitoring of placements to support success and retention 
ApplicationCall 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
LanguagesEnglish ; French - upon request ; Arabic - upon request ; German - Low German ; Italian - upon request ; Portuguese - upon request ; Spanish - upon request
Site Information
Located In CommunityLeamington
Address & Map
Leamington Mall
215 Talbot St E
Leamington, ON N8H 3X5
View Google Map
IntersectionLutsch St and Talbot St E
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Automatic entrance, Washroom