We have several programs to help persons with disabilities to be successful at work. We support individuals and employers.
The definition of disability for the purpose of this program is:
Capability Assessment & Accommodation Program (CAAP)
This program helps organizations to provide assessments, services and supports for developing workplace accommodations for individuals with a disability.
Individual Training & Supports Program (ITSP)
This program supports persons with disabilities who need training to gain or maintain employment and provides personal supports to accommodate a disability.
Workplace Supports Program
This program helps employers and organizations to assist employees with disabilities to maintain employment or a future employee to get employment.
The Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities
The programs listed above are funded by the Labour Market Agreement for Persons with Disabilities (LMAPD). Yukon Education and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) signed the LMAPD on February 19, 2014.
The goal of the LMAPD is to improve the employment outcomes of persons with disabilities. To attain this goal, the following objectives will be pursued: