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Community Partnership Program (Employment)

Community Partnership Program

Advanced Education and Skills collaborates with community agencies to deliver supports and initiatives to help individuals to prepare for, attain and maintain employment, and make the transition to a new job.

Who Does it Serve?

A community agency that is:

  • incorporated within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • working with groups such as: youth, women, persons with disabilities or older workers, and
  • providing enhanced employment, career and workplace services to support labour force participation


Community agencies can avail of funding to design and deliver programs and services that:

  • address the needs of individuals
  • respond to identified labour market needs within the mandate of Advanced Education and Skills
  • address gaps in current services, and
  • demonstrate a cost-effective approach

The intended outcome of the Community Partnerships Program is to increase self-reliance for individuals, through successful attachment to employment, education or training.

How to Apply?

Community agencies seeking funding under Community Partnerships should complete an on-line application, and submit along with a detailed project description and supporting information.

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How to Access?

Community agencies can apply for funding through the Community Partnerships Program by submitting a proposal to Advanced Education and Skills, using the Accountability Framework:

Accountability Framework - EDS (207 KB)
Accountability Framework - LMAPD (191 KB)

For additional information, contact your Regional Advanced Education and Skills office:


Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-877-729-7888
TTY: 1-888-380-2299


Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-888-632-4555
TTY: 1-877-292-4205


Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-866-417-4753
TTY: 1-888-445-8585


Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-866-449-3144
TTY: 1-866-443-4046


Labour Market and Career Information Hotline

Department of Advanced Education and Skills
Toll-free: 1-800-563-6600
St. John's area: 729-6600
TTY: 1-866-729-4685
Fax: 1-709-729-1129

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