We understand that the road to employment isn’t always a clear path
Sometimes you need support in other areas of your life. Causeway looks at the whole person to ensure you begin your job search from a stable, healthy starting point. That’s why Causeway offers a number of services you can access as you search for employment. They are freely available to anyone participating in one of our Avenues.
Causeway believes that maintaining both your physical and mental health are an essential part of becoming job ready. Our Wellness Program is designed to help you set and achieve your fitness and nutrition goals. Our on-site fitness centre is staffed by a personal trainer ready to help you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your physical wellbeing.
Fitness Centre Hours of Operation
Monday: 9:00am – 12:00pm, 12:30pm – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 12:30pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 12:30pm – 5:00pm
Friday: 11:30am – 12:00pm, 12:30pm – 7:30pm
Employment Resource Centre
Our Employment Resource Centre is an extremely useful tool designed to help you during your job search. In the resource centre, we can help you with:
- Use of computers, telephone, fax, photocopier, mailing and supplies
- Résumé and cover letter preparation
- Assistance in developing interview skills
- Assisted or independent job search
- Access to employment resources, job postings, and employment leads
Employment Resource Centre Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Community Supports is designed to assist you with any additional barriers you may be facing, such as issues with housing, medical problems, and income support. Our Community Supports staff are available to help you connect with other useful services, provide support outside of employment, and make referrals to community partners.
Homes For Special Care – Recreational
Homes for Special Care (HSC) provides recreational and vocational activities to individuals who are part of the Homes for Special Care Program, living in domiciliary hostels in urban and rural Ottawa. This program runs in partnership with the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Care Group (ROMHCG). Please note that participants of HSC are referred through our ROMHCG partner.