About Us

Causeway Work Centre Mission Statement

Causeway Work Centre's mission is to provide a range of pre-employment, employment and educational programs and other supports to persons with mental illness and/or other disabilities, and those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Causeway Work Centre is a community economic development organization that both finds and creates employment opportunities through our wide variety of programs, partnerships and social enterprises. Causeway has been assisting people with barriers to employment in the Ottawa region for more than 30 years.

Causeway receives United Way Community Builder Award for People with Disabilities, May 2009
Causeway receives United Way Community Builder Award for People with Disabilities - May 2009.

Causeway was founded in 1977 providing
pre-employment and employment services to individuals with mental illness and other disabilities. Today Causeway serves anyone in the community facing significant barriers to employment. Causeway offers 10 pre-employment and employment programs, as well as three Social Enterprises: Krackers Katering, Cycle Salvation and Good Nature Groundskeeping.

Causeway is a not for profit agency with a staff of some 30 full and part-time employees. Causeway is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.