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ACCESS Youth Program Accepting Applicants

WATERLOO, January 4, 2012 - Lutherwood 's ACCESS program is now accepting applications. ACCESS is designed to help individuals with learning and behavioural challenges between the ages of 15 and 30, find and maintain employment.

Funded by Service Canada, ACCESS offers a comprehensive, three-part process that helps people find and maintain employment. Clients are welcome to take part in any of the parts of the Access program, including:

1. Offering workshops that prepare individuals for full- or part-time employment, including:

  • Employer Expectations
  • Resume Development
  • Interview Skills
  • WHMIS and Emergency First Aid Certifications
  • Budgeting
  • Job Search Basics

2. Assisting with job searches and placement with employers

3. On-the-job coaching supports individuals to seek and maintain employment

Think that ACCESS might be the right fit for you? For more information, call us at 519-743-2460 or visit our downtown Kitchener location.

"I am in awe of the courage it takes for someone with a mental illness to get out of bed and just try again; even when life feels impossible. Mental illness is isolating. I want to thank Lutherwood for being there and helping my daughter. I am so grateful, and so proud to be her mom."