John Howard Society of Toronto

Pre-Employment Services

S.T.E.A.M (Strategies Towards Employment Anger Management)

This program is for male clients in receipt of Ontario Works who may have anger management difficulties and limited conflict resolution skills. S.T.E.A.M works to provide the tools and necessary skills to maintain employment and communicate positively with employers, coworkers and people in the community. Individuals will learn positive communication skills to enhance the success of workplace outcomes. This program is delivered through 12 group sessions. Traditionally all referrals are made through Ontario Works.

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F.E.C.R. – Finding Employment with a Criminal Record

This program is delivered through 12 group sessions for men who have a criminal record and are facing challenges as a result. All individuals must be currently in receipt of Ontario Works. This program focuses on providing individuals with the tools necessary to succeed in work environments and employment searches. Referrals are made to this program through Ontario Works.