Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment, Province of Newfoundland

General Information

Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment, Province of Newfoundland
Office of Employment Equity for Persons with Disabilities
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
(709) 729 5881
openingdoors@gov.nl.ca
https://www.gov.nl.ca/exec/hrs/disability-supports/

Staff

Denise Hann-Hicks, Departmental Program Coordinator, denisehannhicks@gov.nl.ca, 709 729 2296

Patrick Molloy, Manager, patrickmolloy@gov.nl.ca, 709 729 1325

Krista Legge, Career Development Specialist, kristalegge@gov.nl.ca, 709 729 6435

Services Offered

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Through the Employment and Career Services Division, supports and assists individuals to prepare for, attain and maintain employment by linking human resource and economic development. Programs and services are designed to help individuals research, explore and make decisions about careers, training and job options. The division is supported through internal and external partnerships with others responsible for or involved in human resource and economic development. Clients include Secondary and Post Secondary students, who are provided access to programs designed especially for youth. Through these programs, students can gain valuable professional experience, access supports for education and receive guidance in career planning. People who may be planning to join or rejoin the workforce can use employment and career services to help them reach their professional goals. Employment and career services are provided for those who are interested in researching the current job market or would like to expand on professional training. Employment and Career Services also has programs in place to assist people with a physical or mental disability to address the barriers in the labour market. Programs and Services available include: Career and Job Search Information Services, Employment Counseling Services (for eligible clients), Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities (LMAPD), Employment (wage subsidy) Programs, Community Partnerships.