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Eligibility and your Rights and Responsibilities

Eligibility

Employment ACTion serves men, women, youth and newcomers to Canada who are living with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Our free services are open to individuals who have specific needs and meet certain eligibility requirements.

To be eligible for Employment ACTion's program, you must:

  • be a registered service user of ACT
  • be at least 16 years old
  • be an Ontario resident
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • have ESL Canadian English Benchmark 6
  • be on ODSP Income Supports

Employment ACTion receives funding from many sources, including the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Employment Supports. 

If you are currently working and your position is impacting your health, or you want to work but are concerned about  how potential earnings may impact your health benefits, our employment consultants will provide information and supports that are applicable to your personal situation.

Please contact us to determine if we are the right agency to help you.

Your Rights and Responsibilities

Both Employment ACTion and the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) engage with you in relationships that encourage accountability. You are assured of appropriate and professional programs and services, and are also expected to interact in a manner that demonstrates respect and responsibility. Please review our official Employment ACTion Service User Rights and Responsibilities below:

Download EA Partnership Agreement.pdf

Download EA Service User Rights and Responsibilities.pdf