Indigenous Employment Engagement Program

Inclusive Employment Resources: 

Dispel Myths: 

Successful Business Model: 

Business Case: 

  • Presidents group-Why Hiring People with Disabilities is Good for Business in the “New Normal”
  • CCRW– The Business Case for Hiring Persons with Disabilities 

Funding BC and National: 

Inclusive Hiring Success Stories: 

Community/Non-profit 

Funding: 

Persons with disabilities/Employers

Inclusive Supports National/BC: 

  • Ready Willing & Able – This national pilot project seeks to help people with intellectual disabilities and those on the autism spectrum enter the labour force through employer education efforts and by providing job coaches for employees. NDMS is the territorial representative of the RWA project.
  • PATH Employment Services – An organization focused on helping people with disabilities find and maintain jobs. PATH is located in Ontario, but their site has a lot of helpful resources and information for employers, employees, and anyone else who wants to know more about inclusive employment
  • Neil Squire – This organization offers programs for people with disabilities to develop computer skills, build their employment skills and help re-enter or enter the workforce. They also offer services to help assist employers in making their work place a more accessible and inclusive environment. Employers can hire someone with a disability through their wage subsidy program, or discover the ergonomic and assistive technology service they provide
  • CCRW – An organization that assists persons with disabilities find employment as well as helping employers hire persons with disabilities. They provide a variety of supports to break down barriers to employment. 
  • British Columbia Supports and Services for people with disabilities – If you have a disability and living in BC, these programs and services are available. 

BC Friendship Centers Employment Programs: