Job Skills is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing people’s capacity to participate in the labour market, thereby contributing to the economic and social viability of our community.
Benefit program (OSEB)
at Job Skills
New! Frequently Asked Questions
From artists to wine-makers, landscapers
to custom woodworkers, graphic designers to high-tech hardware support, new entrepreneurs
have received assistance from Job Skills to get their new businesses
off the ground.
To be eligible to apply for Job Skills' OSEB Program individuals
- currently unemployed;
- legally entitled to work in Canada;
- have established an Employment Insurance (EI) claim,
or have a claim that has ended within the last three years, or have
received maternity or parental benefits within the past five years after
which they have remained out of the labour market to care for the child
and are now seeking to re-enter the labour force; and
If you are interested in finding out how the OSEB Program
can assist with your business idea or for complete Eligibility and Suitability Criteria, please contact the Job Skills' office nearest you:
York Region / Bradford West Gwillimbury – Job Skills' Newmarket
site (email@example.com / 905-952-0981)
Mississauga – Job Skills' Mississauga
/ 905-306-7104 / 1-866-592-6278).
Toronto – Job Skills' North
York site (firstname.lastname@example.org
Brampton/Halton/Dufferin – Job Skills' Brampton
/ 905-460-8585 / 1-877-760-8585).
For information about Self-Employment
for Persons with Disabilities,
please contact your closest Service Canada Office or visit businessabilities.ca.