Program Goals

The vision of the Apatisiwin Program is that Aboriginal people gain education, experience, and skills to achieve and maintain meaningful employment.

Employment Counseling – To help clients define career goals, identify skills/needs and develop employment/training plans.

Skills Development – To Secure and monitor contracts with eligible clients/trainers/educational partners to assist clients in their skills development.

Outreach/Networking – To develop and maintain links with potential employers/trainers/organizations & services to improve employment opportunities.

Client Eligibility

  • Unemployed or under employed
  • Self-declared First Nation, Metis and Inuit persons residing in an urban Ontario environment
  • Must have valid Social Insurance Number
  • Must complete all documentation prior to service.

Funding is available for:

  • Purchase of Training
  • Employment Supports
  • Training Supports
  • Pre-Employment Training
  • Stay-In-School Program
  • Youth Internship
  • Employment related -Community-Based Projects
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Apprenticeship Skills
  • Labour Market Partnership
  • Self-Employment Training

Employment and Training Services

  • Employment Counselling
  • Resume/Cover Letter Assistance
  • Job Search/Information
  • Application Processing
  • Training/Action Plans
  • Labour Market Information & Training Assistance

Realize Your Potential. Realize Your Dreams!

Contact the Apatisiwin Employment Program