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YWCA Toronto's Employment Centres offer free services to males and females, aged 15 to 29 years who are serious about getting a job or returning to school to advance their education and career prospects. Through YWCA Toronto’s Employment Centres, youth can access financial supports to get started and employers can access financial incentives to hire them. 

If you are ready to take control of your future and support yourself, please drop by, call or book an appointment to see an employment specialist. We can help you.

What does this program offer?

  • Financial assistance, which can be put towards books, work clothing, registration costs and materials
  • Job placements (paid, unpaid, co-op)
  • Job matching
  • Job search tips, tools and the latest social media techniques
  • Assistance in preparing dynamic résumés and cover letters
  • Recruitment events
  • Employment and training workshops
  • Full computer lab

Who is this program for?

  • Males and females between the ages of 15 and 29 years
  • Residents of Ontario
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Not attending school or training full time


Hours of operation:
YWCA Toronto Employment Centre — 3090 Kingston Road
Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm
YWCA Toronto Employment Centre — 3730 Kingston Road
Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm

Information sessions:
YWCA Toronto Employment Centre — 3090 Kingston Road
Every Monday, 10am–1pm
YWCA Toronto Employment Centre — 3730 Kingston Road
Every Tuesday, 9am–noon


YWCA Toronto Employment Centre
3090 Kingston Road, 3rd Floor (at McCowan Road)
Open to female youth

YWCA Toronto Employment Centre
2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 303 (previously located at 3730 Kingston Road)
Open to male and female youth

Who do I contact?

Linette DeSouza, Client Service Worker
416.269.0090 x221

Saundrea Coburn, Client Service Worker 
416.264.5788 x221