Ministry of Community and Social Services
Province Announces Employment and Modernization Fund Projects
Richmond Hill, ON – Mar 30, 2017
Ontario is supporting adults with developmental disabilities in York Region as part of a province wide program that will help promote community-based employment and improve employment services and supports.
Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services was at Community Living York South today to announce that the centre is receiving funding for its Outcome Employment Project, which will help adults with developmental disabilities to improve their job search skills so that they can find competitive employment in York Region. The project will specifically help people whose first language is not English.
This is one of 38 projects that is receiving support through the second phase of Ontario’s Employment and Modernization Fund (EMF), which promotes greater inclusion and independence for people with developmental disabilities in their communities.
Supporting agencies and helping adults with developmental disabilities live as independently as possible is part of Ontario’s plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.
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