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Two professional co-workers, one utilizing a crutch and the other in a wheelchair reviewing work outputs on a laptop together

One of the key factors to a successful and accessible hiring strategy for people with disabilities is finding the right community partner(s) and providers. Across Canada, there are many organizations focused on employment for people with disabilities. Many are private social enterprises or non-profits; there are also numerous programs and agencies operated by governments at all levels.

A growing number of employers have established initiatives to increase the participation of employees with disabilities within their companies as a component of their workforce planning and diversity strategies. This section provides a glossary of available resources and service providers to help employers access underutilized segments of the labour market, including people with disabilities.

Glossary of Partners