Throughout the Annapolis Valley there are organizations setup to help people further their skills and to find employment. Below is an overview of some of these groups.
Community Inc is a non-profit organization working to ensure people with disabilities are included in society. Since 2001 the group was known as the Valley Disability Partnership Society and in 2008 they formed the Community Inclusion Society.
To find out more about Community Inc visit their website at www.CommunityInc.ca
The PeopleWorx Society is a non-profit organization established in 1986. They offer a number of programs such as employment counseling, skills development, job search skills, and the Annapolis Valley Work Centre.
To find out more about PeopleWorx Society visit their website at www.PeopleWorx.ca
The Career Resource Centre provides many services to help their clients gain employment. Some of these services are resume writing, employer visits, computer access, and various workshops.
To find out more about the Career Resource Centre visit their website at peopleworx.ca/home/career-resources-centre
The Kings County Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association assists individuals living with mental illness with a variety of supports. Our Kings CMHA Employment Outreach office assists our client base with career decision making, skill enhancement, job search, and employment maintenance. To find out more about the Kings County Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association visit www.cmhakings.ns.ca.
Carleton Road Industries Association is a non-profit, charitable Adult Service Centre located in Lawrencetown, Annapolis County. Our service provision is directed toward the vocational, and life skills training areas to those adult residents of Annapolis and Kings Counties who are diagnosed with mental, intellectual, emotional, and/or physical disabilities. Our mandate is to provide high quality and diverse programs that will assist in the successful transition into the normal workforce. When this is not attainable, to provide meaningful employment opportunities with the supervision of qualified and professional staff.
For more information about Carleton Road Industries Assoociation visit their website at carletonroadindustries.com
The Flower Cart is a non-profit, charitable organization who provides vocational service to adults considered intellectually disabled.
For more information about the Flower Cart visit their website at flowercart.ca