Resources for employers

About Supported Employment

Hiring people who have an intellectual disability is smart business. Many employers across Ontario have reaped the benefits of tapping into this labour pool. There are people and resources available to support employers to successfully hire people who have an intellectual disability.

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work

The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work is a network of organizations and individuals that provides leadership in programs and services for job seekers with disabilities and businesses committed to equity and inclusion.

http://www.ccrw.org/programs-services/

Targeted Wage Subsidies

The Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) Targeted Wage Subsidy is an employment program of Human Resources and Social Development Canada. It provides funding to employers to encourage them to hire individuals whom they would not normally hire in the absence of a subsidy.

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/en/epb/sid/cia/grants/tws/desc_tws.shtmlClient: Community Living Ontario