Programs & Services

Employment Resource Centres

COSTI’s Employment Resource Centres, are self-help centres that provide current resource materials, equipment, and professional assistance from qualified staff to individuals conducting a self-directed job search. All of the services are provided at no cost to any member of the community.

Services Available

  • Informative employment seminars, such as: job searching strategies; effective résumé and cover letter writing; interview tips; and how to use the Internet in your job search
  • Computers, phone, fax machines and photocopier
  • Diverse print library of employment related material
  • Up-to-date job postings
  • Employment Facilitators available to answer a full range job search questions
  • Registration in our On-Line Services including our Resource Room workshops, Employment Strategies for Professionals and our Virtual Library of essential websites
  • Information and referrals to complementary community services

Staff at the Brampton location speak Abrabic, Cantonese, English, Hebrew, Hindu, Polish, Punjabi, Spanish, and Urdu. Staff at the Missisauga location speak Arabic, Assyrian, Hindu, Italian, Konkai, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, and Urdu. Staff at the Toronto-Caledonia location speak Amharic, Arabic, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Dari, Farsi, Italian, Mandarin, Oromo, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinia, and Urdu. Staff at the Vaughan location speak Arabic, Assyrian, Cantonese, English, Ga, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindu, Italian, Punjabi, Romania, Spanish, Swahili, and Twi.

Who is Eligible

Services are available to unemployed Toronto, Region of Peel and York Region residents. Additional eligibility requirements may be necessary to access some services.

Program Intake

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

This Program is Located at:

Brampton Employment Services
10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 300
Brampton, Ontario
L6X 5A5
Phone: 905.459.8855
Fax: 905-451-4321
bramptonemployment@costi.org

Caledonia Employment Services
700 Caledonia Road
Toronto, Ontario
M6B 3X7
Phone: 416.789.7925
Fax: 416.789.3499
employ@costi.org

Jane St. Hub - Satellite Location
1541 Jane Street
Toronto, Ontario
M9N 2R3
Phone: 416.645.7575
Fax: 416.645.7580

Mississauga Employment Services
6750 Winston Churchill Blvd., Unit 8A
Mississauga, Ontario
L5N 4C4
Phone: 905.567.0482
Fax: 905.567.0144
mississaugaemployment@costi.org

Vaughan Centre
3100 Rutherford Road, Suite 102
Vaughan, Ontario
L4K 4R6
Phone: 905.669.5627
Fax: 905.669.1127
vaughanemployment@costi.org

Weston Employment Services
35 King Street , Weston Square
Toronto, Ontario
M9N 3R8
Phone: 416.588.2240
Fax: 416.244.2583
westonemployment@costi.org

COSTI's Employment Resource Centres are an Employment Ontario Program, funded in part by the Government of Canada.

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