Employment - For People with Disabilities

  • Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities
    The Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities provides funding for national, regional and local projects that assist people with disabilities in preparing for and finding employment or self-employment, as well as acquiring the skills necessary to maintain that new employment.
  • Canada Pension Plan Disability Vocational Rehabilitation Program
    The Canada Pension Plan Disability Vocational Rehabilitation Program offers vocational counselling, financial support for training, and job search services to recipients of Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefits to help them return to work.

Other programs and services:

  • Employment Insurance Regular Benefits
    Employment Insurance (EI) provides Regular Benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find a job.
  • Job Bank
    Job Bank is an electronic listing of jobs provided by employers from everywhere across Canada.
  • Training and Employment Initiatives
    Human Resources and Skills Development Canada supports several Employment Programs to help unemployed and underemployed Canadians, including those facing barriers to employment.
  • Employment Insurance and Workers and/or Residents Outside Canada
    The Employment Insurance (EI) program may provide benefits to certain individuals who reside outside Canada if their job is insured under Canada’s EI program.

See all Employment programs and services.