Employment & Social Services

Lesmill Employment & Social Services

20 Lesmill Road,
Toronto M3B 2T5

General Inquiry

Ontario Works Application

Employment Centre

Mon: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tues: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thurs: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

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Our Employment Centre is open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please drop in to get help with: 

  • career planning
  • job search coaching
  • resumé and cover letter writing
  • interview skills
  • networking techniques
  • researching occupations
  • program referrals
  • education and training options
  • financial literacy
  • job retention supports
  • labour market information
  • community resources

Resources and services include:

  • financial benefits through Ontario Works
  • access to a web-based system that matches people to employment opportunities
  • computers: internet access, MS Office
  • laser printer, scanner, fax, photocopier and telephones
  • workshops and community agency presentations
  • information on job fairs and community events
  • job search/career planning books and materials
  • information on government services

To view, learn about, and register for job fairs and Employment Centre workshops offered by TESS locations across the city, visit our Employment Centre Portal.

Management Contacts

Excellent service is important to us. Staff in our office provide a range of services to city residents including employment services, financial benefits and social supports. If you wish to discuss the service you are receiving please ask to speak to a supervisor or one of the office management staff listed below. Read more about our service standards and how to reach us with compliments or complaints.

Director, Employment & Social Services 
Mary Baratta 416-392-8258

Manager, Employment & Social Services
Grace Varrecchia 416-392-2832


TTC Directions

From York Mills subway station, take the Graydon Hall bus #122 to 20 Lesmill Road. You can also take the York Mills #95 bus and exit at Lesmill Road with a short walk to the office.

You can also call the TTC  at 416-393-INFO (4636) for directions.