Causeway is a not-for-profit agency that helps people with mental illness and other challenges find meaningful, rewarding work and live more independently. By helping everyone overcome their challenges and reach their full potential, we are helping establish stronger and more inclusive communities.
Causeway was founded in 1977 with a mission to assist people with mental health issues find employment. Over 40 years, we have expanded our activities and our impact to meet the needs of a broader spectrum of people. We are constantly looking for new ways to innovate. This is the approach that truly sets us apart. It allows us to transform lives and change communities by piloting new community ventures and leading the way in the area of social enterprise.
Causeway is supported by a registered charity, Causeway Foundation. Through the life-changing support of our donors, Causeway clients become equipped with the tools and support they need to find meaningful employment.
Building better communities by employing each person’s abilities.
We envision a working community where everyone is invaluable. Invaluable means that your abilities and contributions are beyond value. The things you offer to society are more than just economic. By finding an active role in your community and working to benefit the greater good, you are creating new moments of hope, perspective, and meaning for yourself and others. You can’t put a price on that. That’s invaluable.
LET’S FIND YOU WORK. REGARDLESS.
INVESTING IN COMMUNITY
Board Of Directors
Meet Causeway’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors:
Andrew N. Vey
Employment Lawyer, Vey Willetts LLP
Colin Goodfellow (MBA, CPA)
Owner, O-F National; consultant, Laridae Communications
Retired, Foreign Affairs/CIDA
President, Change Group Limited
Controller, Nunavut Trust
Executive Director, Causeway Work Centre (ex officio)
Consultant, HR Strategy & Communications
Senior Development Officer, Carleton University
Director, Corporate & Presidential Affairs, Canada Post
Manager, Internal Communications; Innovation,
Science and Economic Development Canada
Assistant Director, Ottawa Gymnastics Centre
CEO, Simple Story
Retired, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
CFO & COO, Gambit Group of Companies
Retired, VP Finance, UWindsor
THE CAUSEWAY ECOSYSTEM
Causeway is an agency with an ecosystem that is comprised of a variety of programs, services, and supports. Each part of Causeway operates a little bit differently, but every piece works together to achieve one mission: Building better communities by employing each person’s abilities.