JobLinks Employment Centre is located at 416 - 8 Street South and offers pre-employment and employment services to adult Albertans with developmental disabilities or chronic mental health conditions that may be preventing them from finding and maintaining successful employment.
JobLinks is funded in part by Alberta Disability Services - Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and Alberta Health Services – Addictions and Mental Health. People interested in receiving employment support services from JobLinks can inquire directly to determine eligibility for services and referrals are also made through the government funding sources.
JobLinks is a division of the Ability Resource Association, a not-for-profit registered charity.
JobLinks has an extensive network of community partners, including employers, government funders, business partners and community agencies. Referrals come from a variety of sources including: self-referral, government departments, doctors, families/guardians and other community agencies.
Individualized services include pre-employment activities, resume, job and interview skills development, job carving, interview support, job placement and job follow up.
Services for people with barriers to finding and maintaining employment.
JobLinks can partner with your business to provide quality job matching.
Those who are eligible for services can phone to make an appointment to pick up an Intake Package, or have it emailed to them. The package includes an Application for Services, a form to be completed by the doctor, and a brochure. When applicants return the completed Intake Package, a meeting is scheduled with the Intake Coordinator. The Intake Coordinator will collect further information regarding abilities, work history, and work with the person to develop an individualized service plan. The person is then assigned an Employment Specialist who supports them in finding and keeping a job.
JobLinks Employment Centre has an open intake process, and accepts referrals from a variety of sources including:
If you receive funding from Disability Services (PDD), please contact your PDD caseworker before applying for services with JobLinks.