Employment Assistance Programs
Various programs are there to assist you if you need help finding a job.
Action is a social assistance and support program for recipients of last-resort financial assistance who face obstacles to entering the job market. It helps them reach their full potential and prepares them to take part in employment assistance measures.
Recipients of last-resort financial assistance who face obstacles to entering the labour market
Assistance for Seasonal Workers
This program provides access to short-term training courses and financial assistance to help workers transition between the off season and periods of work.
Discover a trade or profession
This program allows participants to gain real work experience and confirm their career choice through internships and job shadowing.
Unemployed young people under the age of 25
Employment Assistance for Persons With Disabilities
This program enables employers to obtain a wage subsidy and financial assistance to help adapt work environments to the needs of persons with disabilities.
Persons with disabilities
Employment Assistance Services
This program offers various activities such as information sessions on the labour market, career advice and counselling, and job search clubs.
Persons who are looking for work
Employment Integration Program for Immigrants and Visible Minorities (PRIIME)
This program helps participants to obtain a first job experience in Québec.
Immigrants who haven’t yet had a chance to work in their own field in North America.
This program enables participants to explore business ideas, organize services in their community or carry out personal projects.
Young people between the ages of 16 and 29
Job Readiness measure
This program allows participants to develop the personal skills needed to find or keep a job.
Persons who are unemployed
This program provides participants with easier access to secondary-level vocational or post-secondary education.
Persons with a severely limited capacity for employment
This program enables participants to find student jobs in the Québec civil service, the private sector and municipalities.
- Montréal area
- Elsewhere in Quebec
1‑877‑767-8773 (toll free)
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Last update: May 14, 2019