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Financial Assistances
Several government programs provide financial assistances to cover tuition fees, books, daycare, or living expenses. You might be eligible if you are on

Employment Insurance (EI)
Social Assistance.

OCOT Free Seminar
OCOT provides free seminar to provide information about the financial assistance programs on

Every Thursday: 2:00PM
Every Saturday: 2:00PM

Call our counselor at 416-332-8727 to book a seat to get more information.

Second Career

Second Career provides laid-off workers with

  • Skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario
  • Financial support

Second Career provides up to $28,000 for tuition, books, transportation, a basic living allowance and other instruction costs.  more details

Second Career New Guideline

Beginning November 20, 2009, changes to Second Career will focus the program on helping laid-off Ontarians in need who will benefit most from training to find work. Ontario's Fall Economic Statement announced funding of $294.7 million to support employment and training programs, including Second Career. more details

Assessment Centres

To start with, call or walk in to one of the following assessment centres. Your case manager will help you go through all the funding application process.


Toronto-York-Mississauga Funded Employment Assessment Centres (EAC)

SDEB - Ontario Skills Development
Ontario Skills Development Skills Development program has been integrated with the about "Second Career" program.

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How to apply for EI,SA,WSIB...
How to apply for EI Benefits?
How to apply for Social Assistance?
How to apply WSIB?
How to apply Ontario Works?
How to apply Ontario Disability Support Program?
Credentials Assessment

You may be required to assess your international credentials to prove they are equivalent to Canadian credentials. You can contact one of the following organizations for the Credentials Assessment


OCOT Hotline

(phone) 416-332-8727

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