Northeast Alberta Apprenticeship Initiative

In response to the current and projected skilled labor shortages in Alberta, the proposed Northeast Alberta Apprentice Initiative, as coordinated by Tribal Chiefs Employment & Training Services Association (TCETSA) will create a blended distance learning environment and support system, based on existing trades’ apprenticeship curriculum, with the objective of increasing the skilled workforce in Northeast Alberta.


Inclusion Alberta

Inclusion Alberta is a family-based non-profit federation that advocates on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. Together, we share a dream of meaningful family life and community inclusion for individuals with developmental disabilities.


From Employment To EmpowermentConnecting Youth To Meaningful Employment. Starting your first job can be stressful, especially if you are a youth and have barriers to employment. It takes commitment, and it takes work, but you’re not alone!

Employabilities services include:

  • Lending Library
  • Workshop - Driving Workshop
  • Virtual and in-person workshops
  • Will lend technology and internet to those who do not have access.
  • Will provide personal support

Contact Information

Bonnyville: 780.201.6005

Lakeland Employment Job Placement Service

Bonnyville: 780.201.3311

Job Club FacilitatorBonnyville & Cold Lake: 780.201.2173



Autism CanTech!

By working with autistic youth and employer partners, the Autism CanTech! The program supports the development of inclusive workplaces and removes barriers for autistic professionals to get employment.  Successful applicants will be enrolled in a 6-month program that will prepare them to perform data processing roles for various businesses in the digital economy.  

How our application process works

  • Submit your application
  • The Autism CanTech! the team will review your application within five working days
  • Attend a short interview with the Autism CanTech! team

Between the ages of 18-30. (Note: participants can be under 18 at the time of the program start date but must be 18 years of age at the time of the work experience component. i.e. approx, four months from the cohort start date).*


Alberta Supports can help you access more than 30 programs and 120 services for seniors, people with disabilities, job seekers, parents and families, homelessness, financial assistance, abuse, and family violence prevention.

A questionnaire can help identify programs you qualify for people in need. Link is below


Email: css.bonnyvilledo@gov.ab.ca
Phone: 780-826-4175
Fax: 780-826-8079

Address: 5201 44 Street, Bonnyville, T9H 2G3



PDD helps adults with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible in their community.

Age and residency criteria

To be eligible for the PDD program, you must:

  • be 16 years or older to apply and 18 when PDD services start
  • live in Alberta and receive PDD services here
  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Disability criteria

To be eligible for PDD, you must have a developmental disability before age 18. This means you may have had a disability from birth, or one happened while growing up. A developmental disability means a person may need help learning new things and assistance with day-to-day activities. A developmental disability is not the same as a physical disability, a health condition or a mental health disorder.


Bonnyville Dove Centre

6201-52 Ave. Bonnyville, AB
T9N 2L7

Phone: (780) 826-2552 ext. 0
Fax: (780) 826-2005

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Includes Bargain Boutique and Bottle Depot as well as groups to help develop independent living skills, employment support, community access and residential services. 


Lakeland Employment Services

Lakeland Employment Services (LES) helps people living with barriers in the Lakeland region – the communities of Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, St. Paul, Vegreville, and the surrounding area. We provide walk-in services to help unemployed and under-employed Albertans achieve success. We also link employers to this untapped resource – people living with barriers willing, ready, and able to work!

Our caring, supportive, staff can help you with any of the following services – both via our walk-in centers or virtually:

  • Reviewing your resume and providing suggestions for improvement
  • Job search assistance
  • Computer development
  • Employment assessment
  • Skills analysis
  • Work exposure courses

  • On-the-job support

Also works with people under the age of 18 whereas Employabilities more focused on 18+ Can help with PDD/AISH Applications