Thompson Supported Employment Program (TSEP)

We are the first and longest running supported employment program in Thompson, Manitoba that has been servicing the community for over 27 years.

We provide Direct Employment Services in Thompson both to those connected with our Adult Vocational Rehabilitation Program but also to person’s with other disabilities or health conditions that encounter barriers that affect the process of looking for, finding and keeping employment. 

Our services are directed by the needs of each individual participant. 

Services include:

Our Mission is to deliver a comprehensive variety of quality employment services to persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment and to act as a resource to local progressive employers.

For The Job Seeker

TSEP offers group based pre-employment skills training delivered through a 12 week program of workshops and classroom activities to assist individuals in developing the following skills which will be transferable to the workplace:

  1. Personal development
  1. Rights and responsibilities
  1. Workplace success
  1. Career exploration/planning

Following the pre-employment and assessment phase (12 weeks), we will enter an interactive component where participants will have an opportunity to experience several job shadows in their areas of interest and enter into a 12 week work experience opportunity leading to gainful employment.

For the Employer

Our Employment Development Specialist can:

We have an established pool of progressive employers within Thompson and are always striving to continue to build employer capacity in regards to Diversity Inclusion. We offer certified Accessible Customer Service training to assist businesses to become compliant with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act Customer Service Standard.

We promote to employers the return on investment of hiring people with disabilities.

Here are some benefits on hiring people with disabilities reported by progressive employers:

We are also a member of the Manitoba Supported Employment Network and the Canadian Association of Supported Employment.

For More Info Please Contact

Thompson Supported Employment Program
303-83 Churchill Drive, Thompson, MB R8N 0L6
204-677-8322 or Toll Free: 1-866-367-0268
E: TSEP@smd.mb.ca