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Let's Talk Employment

LET’S TALK EMPLOYMENT: Exploring Employment Supports and Family Created Job Experiences in Guelph


An interactive discussion with Talia Burgess, Specialized Employment Counsellor, 2nd Chance Employment Counselling.


Monday March 18 at 6 pm

Victoria Road Rec Centre

Birch Room

151 Victoria Road North

Guelph, Ontario, N1E 5H5


6 pm Free Dinner

6:30 pm to 8 pm Presentation and Family Discussion


We’ll talk about:

  • Services and supports that help adults with developmental disabilities find and keep employment.
  • Barriers families face about achieving employment.
  • How families create part-time, occasional  or “job carved” work for their loved ones. (eg. grass-cutting, tasks for friends/family, using contacts to find work etc)

Please bring a refillable water bottle.


Register in advance here!


Rachel Cave at 6:14 PM
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