Canadian Access for Internationally Trained Professionals and Skilled Trades (CAIPS)

The CAIPS program addresses the unique needs of Internationally Trained Professionals and Skilled Trades Persons in the Niagara Peninsula by providing employment information, learning and mentoring opportunities. This is achieved through networking, one-on-one counselling, and access to other employment resources. Join the Niagara Immigrant Professional Alliance. Call Claire for more information.

Employment Services

Our employment program offers many services to help you be successful in the workforce. We have expertise in assisting newcomer professionals access the information they need to gain access to their own profession in Canada or assist in finding a transferable skill that will get you a job quickly. Our full service office provides everyone in the community the same opportunity to learn how to get back into the workforce and MORE.

Call Employment Solutions at 905-788-3751 for more information or visit their website at

How to Enroll in the Mentorship Program

If you are an unemployed or underemployed new Canadian and you would like to be matched with a business mentor in your career field or if you are an employer/business person who would like to volunteer as a corporate mentor, please contact our Employment Solutions office at 3 East Main Street, Welland.

Youth Employment Fund

For more information on the youth employment fund visit the Employment Solutions website.