We are pleased to announce that all Achēv locations have reopened for in-person services. The health and safety of our clients and staff continue to be our number one priority. We are following all public health guidelines and taking every preventative measure possible to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Wearing a mask is recommended, but is not required when visiting our locations in-person. If you prefer to receive our services virtually, we will continue to offer our services online and over the phone. Please get in touch with us through our Contact Us page if you have any further questions.
We are pleased to serve you:
Mondays through Thursdays – In-person or online
Fridays – Online service only
WHO WE ARE
At Achēv, we believe that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to build a better life and a successful future. For more than 30 years, we have dedicated ourselves to helping diverse Canadians and newcomers achieve their full potential. Today, we are one of the largest providers of employment, newcomer, language and youth services in the Greater Toronto Area. Our dedicated team of nearly 400 staff delivers a wide range of innovative, high-quality and personalized programs and services that empower our clients to prosper and communities to thrive. To learn more about our programs and services, please watch the video below.
Our service centres are a one-stop-shop for all your employment needs to assist you in finding meaningful employment or the right employee.
We provide access to the employment and life skills necessary for youth to achieve long-term employment, meaningful careers and a successful future.
We offer language assessment and training services to immigrants and support the language training community.
Our friendly, multilingual staff are here to help provide accurate up-to-date information and referrals to programs and services in the community to meet your settlement needs.
We provide programs and services to support the unique needs of women and girls.
Our Inclusion Services help leaders and employees build inclusive workplaces where everyone belongs.
Funders, Sponsors & Business Partners
Frequently Asked Questions
What are Employment Services' hours of operation?
Achēv Employment Services are open to the public from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily with the exception of statutory holidays. Please contact us if you require assistance outside of these hours.
Is there a cost associated with Achēv's employer services?
No, as a not-for-profit, community-based organization, we offer employment programs and services at NO cost.
How do I know which program is best for me?
Program information can be found on our website. Make sure to check out the eligibility criteria to ensure you are a match. If you are still unsure, contact us and we can help find the program that best suits your needs.
How old do I have to be to participate in the programs?
Age requirements vary by program, however, most of our youth programs assist youth between the ages of 15 and 30. Check specific program details to learn more about eligibility requirements.
Can I learn from home?
During your language assessment, ask if you are eligible for a home study program. Our team will be happy to help you learn from your own home.
How do I book a language assessment?
Call us at (905) 949-0049, ext 1369. Or email us at email@example.com. We will explain the details and book your appointment at a location and date that works best for you.
Who is eligible to use Achēv's Newcomer Information Centres' services?
Achēv’s Newcomer Information Centres are funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to provide services to permanent residents, convention refugees and prospective immigrants. Refugee claimants can receive basic information and are provided with referrals based on their eligibility. For more information, please contact us.
Are Achēv's Newcomer Information Centres' services free?
All of our services are FREE of cost and available to eligible clients.