Welcome to P.L.U.S. and
Transitional Employment Programs
ASSESSMENT AND WORK ADJUSTMENT TRAINING
FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH A PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS
Work activity involves light assembly, packaging and the operation of industrial machinery in a factory setting. For more information about our quality packaging services click here. All participants receive an assessment which identifies employability and socialization skills. Achievable goals can then be set which serve to improve job readiness and increase self confidence.
Each participant receives an incentive allowance based on attendance and there is no time limit on the length of participation.
TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
Community job placements with ongoing training and support are available through this program. For more information click here.
Each participant is teamed with a Counsellor who assists with reaching identified goals.
Supportive & crisis counselling, advocacy, referral assistance, and consultation with other involved professionals are all available from the Counsellor.
- LIFT TRUCK TRAINING
- RECEPTION TRAINING
- FOOD PREPARATION TRAINING
- COMPUTER CLASS
- SOCIAL RECREATION CLUB
- CHAPLAINCY SERVICES
Lead Hand or Trainer
Joint Health and Safety Committee
Focus Groups/ Surveys
The program operates from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Participants may determine their own individual attendance schedule from the minimum of 15 hours up to 30 hours per week.
the PLUS club
You are invited to be part of the fun and friendship at our social recreation club.
For more information click here.
For referral information and forms click here.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The P.L.U.S. Program meets human and spiritual needs of individuals coping with mental illness by improving quality of life through vocational training, work skills development and a variety of social and recreational opportunities.
- Psychiatric diagnosis
- Individuals aged 16 to 65
- Willing and able to perform the essential functions of the job for a minimum of 15 hours per week
- Behaviour conducive to a safe work environment
- Monitored by a medical practitioner
Phone (416) 693-2116
Partial funding for the P.L.U.S. Program is provided by the Central East LHIN and the Government of Ontario