These programs are funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities.

EmploymentWorks Canada is a newly designed program that offers employment preparedness training for individuals ages 15-29 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who are no longer attending school, and who are seeking opportunities to develop the essential skills necessary to obtain meaningful and sustainable paid employment.

It is a peer/co-worker supported program that uses adult learning principals to focus on social, communication and job skills development in a variety of workplace settings and teams.

This program involves structured learning sessions on Tuesday mornings, as well as experiential learning at various work sites on Wednesdays. 

Starts September 18, 2018

*Please note that by registering you are expressing interest in this program. Further eligibility assessment and screening will take place to confirm enrollment.


CommunityWorks Canada®  is a peer supported pre-employment program for teens and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ages 15-21 who are currently attending high school. The program is delivered during after school hours and provides participants with the opportunity to develop and practice basic job skills, improve social and communications skills, acquire community volunteer experience and cultivate potential areas of interest for future employment.

Each week the teens will volunteer with a different local organization while they develop job skills, learn to socialize and make lasting friendships.

Teens are required to have transportation to and from the different locations each week and be able to commit to a weekly 2.5 hour session for 12 weeks.

Starts September 12, 2018

*Please note that this session is full. To be added to the waiting list, and to be notified of any upcoming sessions, please email

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