About Us

Our Vision: Equitable, Inclusive and Diverse Workplaces

Our Mission: matching jobseekers' abilities with employer needs in South-East Grey

AboutLife Directions

Life Directions specializes in providing individualized, one-on-one employment supports to jobseekers facing barriers to employment.

What are barriers to employment?

Barriers might include, but are not limited to:

  • Self-disclosed or diagnosed disabilities
  • Low levels of education or literacy
  • Limited work experience
  • Poverty
  • At risk of victimization
  • Mental health challenges
  • Criminal background

Life Directions aspires to meet the following nine (9) national guiding principles when working with job seekers:

  1. Choice & Control – You guide employment support to achieve career aspirations.
  2. Paid Employment – Employers set you up as an employee and provide equal pay rates and benefits.
  3. Partnership & Mentoring – You will receive individualized career guidance strategies.
  4. Full Inclusion – You are socially and economically included in the employment.
  5. Job Search – You will receive timely and appropriate help in achieving employment.
  6. Individualized – Your specific skills are matched with the unique needs of an employer.
  7. Natural Supports – Employment success includes building community support and social capital.
  8. Long-Term Support – To ensure you maintain employment stability and achieve career enhancement.
  9. Continuous Quality Improvement – Your feedback implements improvements.
Our Services

Job Seekers

Let us help you transform your abilities into Career Opportunities!


Recruit, Train and Retain Qualified Employees

Career Resource Centre

Available to anyone in the community - free of charge

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