Employment Assistance Services is an employment program of Employment Nova Scotia that provides funding to organizations to assist unemployed individuals to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment.
The EAS Program is being retired from the current suite of Employment Nova Scotia programs and services. Beginning on April 5th 2013 the online application option for EAS will no longer be available.
Two new programs Careers Nova Scotia Management (CNSCM) and Careers Nova Scotia Centre Service (CNSCS) programs have been launched to replace EAS and information is available on the website.
Employment Assistance Services provides funding to community organizations that provide employment services to unemployed persons. These services may include: provision and sharing of labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, diagnostic assessment, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, development of a Return to Work Action Plan, case management and follow-up of a participant in an employment program.
Employment Assistance Services provide employment services for unemployed persons who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Employment Nova Scotia provides funding to community organizations that provide employment services to unemployed persons.
Individuals should refer to the following list of Employment Assistance Service providers or contact 1-877-223-0888 for information on where they can receive employment assistance from an Employment Assistance Services (EAS) Provider in their community.