About ODEN

The Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) is a professional network of employment service providers united to increase employment opportunities for people who have a disability.

We have over 140 member agencies, all in the business of helping people who have a disability get into the workforce. Members are from every corner of the province and support people of all disability types. Beyond Ontario, we have connections with organizations in most provinces and territories of Canada.

Our Vision

That all people who have a disability in Ontario have access to the labour force and the ability to achieve meaningful employment.

Our Mission

The Ontario Disability Employment Network is a professional body of employment service providers united to increase employment opportunities for people who have a disability by:

  • Addressing issues related to removing barriers that limit employment opportunities for people who have a disability
  • Creating a provincial voice that can speak to government about issues that affect service delivery and support models and the ability of employment service providers to help people who have a disability achieve their employment goals
  • Developing marketing initiatives and providing education for the business and corporate sector about the merits of including people who have a disability in the workforce.
  • Improving the skills and competency of employment service providers through networking, information sharing, training and the promotion of best practice in the sector.

 

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