Our Mission

To help individuals in this priority group to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency.

Service Delivery

Options provides individualized service to clients facing significant barriers to securing and maintaining employment as a result of their disabilities, whether it be a physical disability, persons who are Deaf or hard of hearing, persons with psychological, psychiatric or emotional disabilities, or persons with learning disabilities who have co-morbid conditions from the other categories. Individuals may be referred from various government departments and community outreach services or they may also self-refer.

Options uses the 4 employability dimensions to determine and address client needs:

  • Career Decision Making - determining appropriate career goals
  • Skill Enhancement - assisting in accessing programs suited to their individual needs
  • Job Search - providing support, education and assistance to enhance each client`s job search
  • Employment Maintenance - providing ongoing support to the newly employed client and the employer

Our Mandate

To provide one-on-one employment related counselling and transition to employment and training services to persons with disabilities in the greater Saint John area.