Working With Abilities - Resources for Employers
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission: Know Your Rights
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination against persons with mental and physical disabilities
Workplace services, diversity awareness training, employment matchmaking, consultation, and employment program.
Nova Scotia Works - Team Work Cooperative
Facilitate inclusive employment and workplace opportunities for people in Nova Scotia.
Government of Nova Scotia - Accessibility Directorate
Responsible for implementing and administering the new Nova Scotia Accessibility Act and addressing broader issues related to disability.
Business Accessibility Grant Program
Businesses can apply for a cost-shared grant to make accessibility-related improvements. Improvements can be for clients and customers, for employees, or both.
Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE)
A national association of community-based service providers and stakeholders working towards the Employment Inclusion of people with disabilities.
Employment Nova Scotia START program
Encourages employers to seek subsidies and other resources for inclusive hiring.
Government of Canada – Employment and Social Development Canada
Funding programs for jobs, training, and social development projects, including for persons with disabilities.
Department of Community Services – Disability Support Program
The Disability Support Program (DSP) serves children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities, long-term mental illness and physical disabilities in a range of community-based, residential and vocational/day programs.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
CNIB Programs and Services: Employer Resources
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Resources for workplace mental health