Children, Seniors and Social Development

Employment (Job) Help


Working and Employment (Advanced Education and Skills)

Persons who earn less than the benefit rates paid by Income Support may be eligible for a financial supplement. People who leave Income Support to work may receive full prescription drug coverage for 6 months. They may then qualify for the Prescription Drug Program Access Plan. For more help, call the toll free number for your region.

Labour Market and Career Information

This website opens new window offers provincial career and job information with national and international links.

TTY: 1-866-729-4685 opens new window

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Employment Development Supports (Advanced Education and Skills)

Helps eligible people prepare for, find and keep a job, by providing:

  • Assessment and employment planning
  • Placement Support Allowance
  • Short-term training
  • Work supports

For more help, call the toll free number for your region.

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Early Learning and Child Care Supplement (CSSD)

Provides direct wage support to eligible Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) working in licensed child care centres and regulated family child care homes.

For information on how to apply, call (709) 729-2694 or visit their website.

More information on financial support for ECEs is available on the website above.

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Labour Standards

Sets and enforces the minimum terms and conditions of employment in the province. This includes minimum wage, paid public holidays, vacation pay, hours of work, termination of employment and various leaves. For more information, call the telephone numbers, email the address or visit the website below.

St. John's: (709) 729-2742
Corner Brook: (709) 637-2364

For more information on provincial programs and services visit Click on Departments/Agencies and then click on the department responsible for the program you are looking for.

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Office of Employment Equity for Persons with Disabilities - Opening Doors Program (Executive Council)

Offers programs and services to help persons with disabilities find jobs with the Provincial Government. Programs include Opening Doors, Targeted Wage Subsidy and Student Summer Employment.

To be eligible, persons must be on the Office's Client Registry. To register or for more information, call one of the telephone numbers below.

(709) 729-5881
TTY: (709) 729-5441

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