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September 20, 2017

Career Development Agencies

Canada – Saskatchewan Career & Employment Services
1288 Central Avenue   Prince Albert   (953 – 2488)
This agency provides information about labour market trends, job resumes, job applications, employment opportunities, career planning, post secondary institutions, and income support programs.

Labour Standards
800 Central Avenue      Prince Albert   (953 – 2715)

Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
141 – 15th Street East      Prince Albert    (953 – 2632)

Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship
141 – 15th Street East       Prince Albert     (953 – 2717)

Saskatchewan Abilities Council – Special Needs Equipment
This agency loans and repairs special needs equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and bathtub lifts.
Contact: Barry Buckingham
1205 1st Avenue East, Prince Albert    (922 – 0225)

Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL)
This agency provides the following support for people with disabilities: transitional planning, resources, referrals to other agencies, advocacy, employment opportunities, and post secondary options information.
#2 3041 Sherman Drive   Prince Albert  (763 – 5605)

Rainbow Connection
Rainbow Connection is a peer support group for the blind and visually impaired. It works with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind to offer information about eye care and special needs equipment.
Meeting: first Monday of every month at the Parkland Hall 1510 9th Avenue West, Prince Albert
Contact Facilitators:
Diane Hayward (764 – 7938), Linda Lundy (764 – 7184),
Teena Bannerman (763 – 3860)

Prince Albert Support Employment (PASE)
101-15th Street West  Prince Albert   (953-4487)
The Prince Albert Community Service Centre offers many programs and services, such as Budget Counseling (provides information and counseling on money management), Steps to Employment Program (provides opportunities for youth who are experiencing barriers that prevent them from entering the work force), Transition Services (provides assistance to young adults with disabilities in preparing for the transition from high school to adult life), and a Work Preparation Centre (information and referral services in various areas of work preparation) http://www.pacsc.com/programs.html

YMCA of Prince Albert
The YMCA provides co-ed pre-employment programs for youth.
Contact: Donna Brooks, Director
1895 Central Avenue B West, Prince Albert  (763 – 8571)

Canadian Mental Health Association This agency offers employment counseling for people with mental disabilities. 1322 Central Avenue 763- 7747�

Canadian National Institute for the Blind This agency provides employment services to visually impaired persons: (306) 525-2571

Canadian Paraplegic Association This agency provides support for people with physical disabilities.   (306) 652-9644 in Saskatoon; (306) 584-0101 in Regina

Career Headways Inc. This agency provides employment counseling and information for people with disabilities: (306) 352-8768

Northern Saskatchewan Independent Living Inc. This agency provides career development, job maintenance and numerous supports for people with disabilities. (306) 665-5508

Employment Assistance for People with Disabilities
Larry Carlson, Manager, Programs for Adults with Disabilities?12th Floor, 1945 Hamilton St.?Regina SK S4P 2C8  

(306) 787-5602