YOU CAN WORK. WE CAN HELP.

Is your mental health or struggle with addictions making it hard to get a job or to keep a job?
Strides employment services can help.

 Complete a Referral Form

Attend one of our many workshops

Take advantage of Stride’s workshops. Choose the workshop, time and date right from our calendar or explore the workshops and choose the one most suited to your needs.

Looking for Encouragement from Peers?

Want to chat with someone who has had similar experience as your own? Meet with one of our Employment Peer Mentors.

Need face-to-face assistance?

Connect with an employment specialist who will help guide you through preparing to work, making connections to find a job and support you as you begin your new job.

“Honestly, everyone has been incredible. I've interacted with many different agencies, supports, etc. over the years and Stride is truly incredible. The services provided are excellent, but the truly amazing thing is the staff. Every single person I've interacted with that's employed by Stride has been kind, understanding and helpful. I truly couldn't ask for more.”

Ready 4 Work?

Prepare by meeting with one of our employment specialists.  From learning to write a resume to preparing for an interview, build your confidence by working with us.

 

Join a Workshop

Whether you are 16 or 66, Stride’s workshops help prepare and equip you for successful employment.

Explore the options by attending a workshop or peer mentor group.

Your Journey is Unique.

Engage with an experienced employment specialist. They will assess your needs, helping you prepare for employment, find a job and maintain a healthy balance while working. 

Once you complete a referral form, we will contact you to set up an intake meeting.

Employers

Looking for healthy resources for a team member struggling with mental health and/or addictions?

Looking for ways to streamline your recruitment process? Finding and creating the right fit with individual candidates?

Connect with one of our Job Developers today.

Upcoming Workshops

Peer Workshop: The SMART Way to Wellness

January 19th 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us for our virtual Peer Workshop: The SMART Way to Wellness

Employment Readiness Workshop: Budgeting

January 25th 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us for our virtual Employment Readiness Workshop and Discussion: Budgeting

Ready, Set…. Go


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Donate to Stride

Stride’s services are provided free of charge through a number of granting partners. Yet there is so much more we could do if we just had the funding. 

You can help: Your donation goes a long way to help youth and adults struggling through anxiety, mental health and/or addictions.

It’s a huge step in the right direction. 

 

Donate

 

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Stride is currently in the process of creating a new strategic plan for the next three years. The purpose of a strategic plan is to identify goals for the organization and develop a plan to achieve those goals.

Our Vision: Stride envisions a world in which barriers to employment have been eliminated for people living with mental health and/or addictions challenges.

Our Mission: Stride is committed to providing person centered support to empower people living with mental health and/or addiction challenges to gain and maintain meaningful employment.

Stride strives to provide high quality, timely, and needed employment services to the community. Obtaining input from members of our broader community is a critical step in us better understanding the needs of the community. Your voice is very valuable to us in this process.

REQUEST: Please help us better understand how we are meeting your needs and what we can be doing differently by answering a few questions for us. This survey may take you 5-10 minutes to complete. Your responses are anonymous. Please do not provide any identifying information in your response.

You can access the survey by clicking this link: https://forms.office.com/r/EK6eewcAq7

Thank you in advance for your time. The information you provide will help us better understand the needs of our community while planning our strategy for the next 3 years. This survey will close on January 21, 2022. The final strategic plan will be shared with the community on our website in May 2022.