Frequently Asked Questions About Employer Services
No, STRIDE is a non- profit, community-based, government funded employment program assisting people with barriers to locate and maintain employment.
Each client receives individualized services that may range from assessments, training, workplace adjustments, job search training, interview practice, job coaching and ongoing support.
WSIB is provided for our ODSP clients during an unpaid on-the-job training placement or on a job trial through the Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Definitions of mental health are constantly changing. Today, we recognize that good mental health is more than just the absence of a mental illness. In the same way we strive for the best physical health possible with exercise and good nutrition, it has been proven that having a job is one of the best regenerating factors to improve self worth and maintain good mental health.
The on-the-job training placement is for the employee to gain experience and there is no commitment to maintain the person upon completion.
No, there are no costs to employers. STRIDE is funded by the provincial government and the United Ways’ of Halton.
We assist people who are capable of working in all types of employment including, retail, general labour, warehouse staff, office administration and management. Mental health does not discriminate.
Your obligation is the same as hiring any other employee, The Employment Standards Act applies to our clients.