About the CEFN
This collaboration between local service providers is designed to strengthen the resources and services available to employers, and to provide a larger talent pool of prospective candidates.
Consulting and Training
ProspectProspect Human Services is an innovative and principled organization offering programs and services that break down barriers preventing individuals from finding meaningful work. Prospect’s Employer Services supports organizations seeking to include people with disabilities through one-to-one consultations, strategic planning and implementation, training, and access to skilled talent.
Calgary Alternate Employment ServicesCAES is an outcomes driven employment placement service which provides Pre-screened Candidates, Inclusive Recruitment & Onboarding Support, and Post-placement consulting; at no cost to the employer. CAES is ‘on-call’ to provide long term support to the employers we serve. Your recruitment and retention success is our number one goal.
VecovaVecova aims to build the capacity of persons with disabilities and enriching communities through leadership, innovation and collaboration. We exist to create a society where persons with disabilities are integral and valued members.
Established in 1916, SAIT was the first publicly funded technical school of its kind in North America. Today, SAIT is a global leader in applied education and offers more than 100 career programs and more than 1,300 part-time courses. Action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with industry partners ensure SAIT students are career-ready when they graduate. SAIT is honoured to be selected by Mediacorp Canada Inc. as one of Alberta’s Top Employers for 2018.
Progressive Alternatives Society of CalgaryPASC was established in 1985 as a supportive employment program for adults with intellectual disabilities. PASC’s primary operating practices include personalized planning, one on one supports, collaborative partnerships and responsiveness to evolving employer, workforce and participant needs.
Columbia CollegeColumbia College is a caring, warm, and respectful environment for adults to learn, grow, and develop. Our College’s unique approach to education is relevant, hands-on, and applied. We are proud of the fact that we help socially and culturally diverse people achieve life changing results. Our faculty and staff are here to help you acquire the knowledge and skills you need.
Mount Royal University - IPSE and TVP
Inclusive Post-Secondary Education provides support to students with varying abilities to find their identity, explore their potential and develop friendships. Students are enrolled in a variety of programs of study throughout the University. Courses are audited and class requirements and materials are adapted to meet the student’s unique talents. Students are encouraged and supported to connect with their classmates, get involved in various on-campus extra-curricular activities and events, and to pursue interest specific practicum, work and volunteer opportunities.
Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of CalgaryThe DDRC is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization that began in 1952. We offer programs and resources for children and adults with disabilities, their friends and family, and other people in the community. We believe that communities are stronger when people of all abilities are involved in activities that are meaningful to them.
Goodwill Industries of AlbertaGoodwill Industries of Alberta is a social enterprise with a strong inclusive hiring focus. Currently 30% of our staff have self disclosed disabilities and are vital members of our team. We also have service provider arm in the way of our Career Connections team who assist Albertans with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment and volunteer work in their community.
IPSE University of Calgary / St. Mary'sThe Integrated Post-Secondary Education Society of Alberta is a non-profit organization, providing campus services at both the University of Calgary and St. Mary’s University since 1992. Our inclusion-driven initiatives have garnered opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities to realize an authentic higher learning experience (IPSE) – as well as naturally-supported employment through Graduate Support Services (GSS).
Sinneave FoundationThe Sinneave Family Foundation is a registered charity, created in 2008 to address the challenges experienced by emerging adults with autism. We host a variety of activities and work with partners toward a vision that individuals with autism are supported in the transition to adulthood to realize their highest quality of life. Our mission is achieved by targeting our energy and resources to share promising practices, build system capacity and foster policy development in the areas of continuing education, employment & independent living.
Supported LifestylesSupported Lifestyles began providing services in 1992. Our mission is to provide personalized support to assist people with disabilities to establish a fulfilling lifestyle within the community. We value each person as they are, with strengths, needs and potential.