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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there any costs to accessing services from META ?
A: Services at META are no cost to you as we are funded by the Government of Canada and Employment Ontario.

Q: I need help with my resume. Can you do this?
A: We are a specialized service assisting people with disabilities and barriers to employment. If you meet the criteria, you may register with us and a counsellor will assist you through the process. If you are not a client with a disability and/or a barrier, we will direct you to the appropriate employment services.

Q: I’m looking to go back to school for re-training. Are there any programs at META that can help me with this?
A: Yes, our counsellors are qualified to help you through the Second Career application process. They have access to the resources and information that you may need. We also have  a Training Preparation workshop available that assists clients who are seeking provincial funding for training.

Q: Do I need an appointment to come in for job search help?
A: In order to access services from META Vocational Services, you will need to complete an assessment. This can be done over the phone or in person.  The assessment process will determine if this is the correct service for you.

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“I have to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to META. The staff in the Whitby Office goes far and beyond what would be expected from any centre that deals with unemployed”…”My counsellor has been there, building up my confidence and making me believe in myself.”
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“I have to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to META. The staff in the Whitby Office goes far and beyond what would be expected from any centre that deals with unemployed”…”My counsellor has been there, building up my confidence and making me believe in myself.”
“I am so very, very grateful to you for believing in me, and helping make my dreams come true. Your warmth & caring have meant so much to me”…”I look forward to keeping you posted”…”Thank you so much! ”
2014-04-17T17:35:09+00:00
“I am so very, very grateful to you for believing in me, and helping make my dreams come true. Your warmth & caring have meant so much to me”…”I look forward to keeping you posted”…”Thank you so much! ”
“META has given me a new life at 55 years old”…”people with disabilities need special places and people such as META to turn to.”
2014-04-17T17:33:58+00:00
“META has given me a new life at 55 years old”…”people with disabilities need special places and people such as META to turn to.”
“Working with [my counsellor] and everyone else at META was a great experience. They were very accommodating to my needs and supportive during the ups and downs of the job seeking process. I would highly recommend META’s services to anyone interested.”
2014-04-17T17:35:23+00:00
“Working with [my counsellor] and everyone else at META was a great experience. They were very accommodating to my needs and supportive during the ups and downs of the job seeking process. I would highly recommend META’s services to anyone interested.”
“I would like everyone to give a big round of applause to Meta for all that they do. I cannot say enough about the support and encouragement that I received from everyone at Meta. Right from the first time I walked through the door down, a little frightened not knowing where my life was going, the [staff] made me feel so comfortable.”
2014-04-17T17:36:46+00:00
“I would like everyone to give a big round of applause to Meta for all that they do. I cannot say enough about the support and encouragement that I received from everyone at Meta. Right from the first time I walked through the door down, a little frightened not knowing where my life was going, the [staff] made me feel so comfortable.”

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