Grand River Employment and Training

Site: Ohsweken - Sunrise Crt

Service: Ontario Employment Services

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 519-445-2222
Toll Free Phone 1-888-218-8230
Fax 519-445-4777
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Located In Community Ohsweken
Address & Map
The GREAT Opportunity Centre
16 Sunrise Crt
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
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Intersection Chiefswood Rd and Sunrise Court
Contact Information
Primary Contact Iris Wright, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Laurie Froman, Manager of Programs and Services; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 69 
Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0
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-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
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
Fees None
Accessibility Fully Accessible
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