|Address & Map|
|Major Intersection||Wilson St and Hughson St S|
|Office Phone||905-528-7625 ex 4|
|Primary Contact||David Steves, Employment Coach|
|Alternate Name (Internal use only)||Rock Experience Program; TRI-Rock|
|Accessibility||Not Accessible - Stairs into the building|
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|Description||The TRI-Rock Program is funded by Service Canada and is a 16 week paid employment training program that is done in 2 phases. Each phase is 8 weeks long. Phase I occurs at the Living Rock and is a combination of practical work experience and employment skills development. |
For Phase II, youth are placed 8 weeks with an employer where they gain valuable job experience. Through each Phase, participants are paid minimum wage for 35 hours a week. At the end of Phase II, the employer has the option of hiring on the participant.
Participants are between 16-30 years of age (16 and 17 year olds must have permission from their respective school boards to be able to participate in the program)
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) - 30 year(s) |
People who are in receipt of EI or have previously collected EI are not eligible.
Youth must complete the application process to be eligible.
|Application||Youth who have completed necessary paperwork with an MTCU organization and completed a TRI-Rock interview at the Living Rock. |
|Bus Routes||(2) BARTON ; (3) CANNON|
|Funding||Federal - Service Canada|
|Service Categories||Classroom Training ~ At Risk Youth ; Job Readiness ~ At Risk Youth ; Subsidized Employment ~ At Risk Youth ; Work Experience ~ At Risk Youth|
|Subjects||Counselling ; Employment ; Homeless youth ; Life skills training ; Youth|