We are pleased to announce JobStart’s new program Transitions for Youth (TFY), funded by United Way Toronto & York Region’s   Youth Success Strategy (YSS) Program Grant Stream.


Located at JobStart’s 219 Dufferin Street, Ste. 1C. location.


Transitions For Youth (TFY) program commenced April 1, 2017


Transitions for Youth (TFY) focuses on the development of soft skills to enhance individual's marketability to employers, as well as give individuals the tools necessary to work well and adapt in any workplace to ensure job retention. 


This program is designed for youth with disabilities and will complement JobStart’s Employment Accessibility for Students (EAS) program, funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.


Transitions for Youth (TFY) will consist of a series of two week workshops that will cover a variety of diverse employer recognized soft skills that are in demand.  These soft skills include, but are not limited to, communication, teamwork, leadership,

professionalism, and stress management. The program will also facilitate networking sessions and mentoring days throughout the year.


The eligibility criteria for the Transitions for Youth program:

  • Youth with a disability, between the ages of 17 - 29

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Student or graduate with a minimum of a high school diploma


To speak with a JobStart Transitions for Youth employee regarding questions and referrals please contact 416-231-2295 ext. 5741 or m.cho@jobstartworks.org