Contact Information
Office Phone 613-546-5559
Toll Free Phone 1-866-252-9517
TDD Phone 613-546-0511
Fax 613-546-9592
Primary Contact Gillian Watters, Director of Programs
Primary Executive Michael Harris, Executive Director; Phone: 613-546-5559 ext 229; Email:
Address & Map
182 Sydenham St
Kingston, ON K7K 3M2
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Appointments can be arranged at accessible locations
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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

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

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
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-6 pm * Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
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

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

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
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 ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Spanish ; Interpretive Services - as needed
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ; Career Counselling ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ; Job Training Expense Assistance ; On the Job Training ; Prejob Guidance ; Vocational Assessment ; Work Experience ; Youth Employment Programs
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Provincial ; Federal
Date Updated 25 Jun 2015
Record Views (Public) 3646 (as of 07 Oct 2015)