Alter-Abled Initiative

Alter-Abled Initiative

Objective

To reduce reliance on income support programs.

To promote access of the alter-abled to employment and training programs.

To increase availability of work related supports.

To encourage employers to make appropriate job/workplace accommodations.

To promote employment and self-employment opportunities for alter-abled Aboriginal peoples.

Eligible Participants

Aboriginal persons, who self-identify as having a disability, are in need of assistance to prepare for, find and maintain employment and self-employment.

Eligible Employers/Training Providers

Businesses, educational institutions, health facilities, community based organizations, band councils.

Duration

To be negotiated, based on a per client need.