Access Ability Employment Stream

For Employers

Welcome to Access Ability, a program designed to support small and medium businesses in Atlantic Canada in hiring individuals living with disabilities. We offer a wage subsidy to eligible employers, covering $9 per hour, for up to 700 hours of work placement. With 40 positions available, we encourage interested employers to apply promptly as positions are filled on a rolling basis.

Established in 2008, Access Ability has been fostering inclusive workplaces and empowering individuals with disabilities in Atlantic Canada. Over the years, we have facilitated countless successful placements, developing partnerships between employers and talented individuals. Our commitment to promoting diversity and accessibility in the workforce remains unwavering, driving positive change and creating opportunities for all.

Join us in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces while accessing valuable financial support for your business. Apply now to become a part of Access Ability and make a meaningful difference in your community.


  • Help with recruitment
  • Assitance Help offset the cost of wages with a wage subsidy
  • Support for employee accomodations

Program Requirements:

  • Small to medium sized business
  • 700 hour work placement (full-time or part-time)
  • Open position that is not in dispute/was not a lay-off
  • Employer is willing to bring on employee permanently after placement term

In-person, hybrid, and online employment is accepted for the wage subsidy.

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