Employment Ontario provides a network of organizations throughout the province which provide employment assistance to individuals who are looking for work or re-training opportunities. Algonquin College – Community Employment Services is based in Perth and region. Individuals who are seeking assistance in finding work are welcome to use our service, regardless of where they live. Community Employment Services is funded by the Government of Ontario and is open to people of all ages, regardless of their employment status and educational attainment.
Algonquin College – Heritage Institute – Perth Campus:
The Perth Campus , a satellite campus of Algonquin College in Ottawa was founded in the town of Perth in 1968. The campus is home to over 350 students and serves the needs of Lanark County and surrounding areas. Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology is located in the Nation’s Capital and the Ottawa Valley and is the largest college in Eastern Ontario. Algonquin is a leader in the integration of technology into learning. Algonquin College has a diverse population of approximately 18,000 full-time students and more than 33,000 part-time registrations in over 140 programs and is committed to student success.
YAK is committed to promoting and facilitating youth attachment to society and community, increasing developmental opportunities for youth and promoting their well being, ameliorating risk-factors and providing protective conditions for youth “at risk” and promoting public awareness of youth issues.