Vocational/Employment Support

Type of Service


Program Description

The vocational program facilitates access to educational, volunteer and competitive work opportunities for seriously mentally ill clients. The program provides vocational training opportunities through partnerships with other organizations as well as providing training in WHMIS, customer service and other employment skills, etc.

Organization's Current Reported COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response: The health and safety of our clients and staff remains our priority as we continue to monitor the #COVID19 situation and find the best and safest way to provide services and programs. We’re implementing changes to branch services and programs and limiting access to our offices. All events, external meetings and groups have been temporarily suspended and we are reducing face-to-face appointments where possible. The preferred contact method with clients is by phone. Access to our sites is limited to people with preapproved If you are a CMHA Lambton Kent client, your worker will be reaching out to you in the next few days. If you need to speak with them sooner, please leave them a message at their extension. They will endeavour to get back to you within 24 hours. We are not offering walk-in appointments at this time. If you need crisis support, please call Chatham Kent at 519-436-6100 or Sarnia Lambton 519-336-3445. All people entering our offices are being screened for COVID-19.

Access Information

Clients of Canadian Mental Health Associations' Integrated Client Services are able to be referred for vocational assistance.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-436-6100 ext. 2272

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Counties: (Chatham-Kent)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed


English French


Main Hours

Monday 0830-1700
Tuesday 0830-1700
Wednesday 0830-1700
Thursday 0830-1700
Friday 0830-1700

After hours service can be accessed through the crisis line.