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Career Links

What we do

Career Links provides fast-track employment placement supports for individuals experiencing challenges to workforce participation as a result of mental health illness or issues, including those who may have concurrent substance abuse disorders.

Career Links takes a comprehensive approach to the development of natural supports and ongoing mentorship in the workplace.

Career Links is designed for individuals who desire rapid placement in a competitive or volunteer setting and who may be seeking time-unlimited job stabilization support.

Who we serve

  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Experience barriers to employment as a result of a mental illness or mental health issues and who may have a concurrent substance abuse disorder
  • Demonstrate the readiness, willingness and ability to benefit from service
  • Are stabilized on medications
  • Have stable personal circumstances (e.g. food, clothing, shelter and transportation)
  • Have an identifiable support network

How we do it

  • Participant Orientation and Intake
  • Career Assessment
  • Individualized Service Planning
  • Job Placement
  • Job Stabilization
  • Mentorship
  • Case Management and Follow-up

Benefits Include

  • Rapid placement
  • Time-unlimited job stabilization supports
  • Optional disclosure
  • Individualized services with intensity of supports tailored to individual need
  • Employment placement based on individual preference and career objectives
  • Ability to pursue employment and/or volunteer activities
  • No minimum required hours of work

Our Approach

  • Impacting quality of life through enhanced workforce participation
  • Job stabilization supports on a time unlimited basis
  • Integrated employment supports
  • Facilitated support network communication
  • Building natural community and workplace supports
  • Addressing issues related to stigma, disclosure and capability
  • Building the community’s capacity to be more inclusive of mental health issues/illness

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The information that you provide is collected and managed in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP). In sending this form I hereby understand that my personal information may be disclosed to an authorized employee, agent, or contractor of the Government of Alberta or the Government of Canada to assist in determining my eligibility for programs and services; to monitor, assess, and evaluate the effectiveness of services provided and to evaluate the results of provincial programs.
Prospect Human Services is a registered charity.
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