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The Re-Open Saskatchewan plan was released on April 23rd.

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Employment Supports for People with Hearing Loss

Released on February 9, 2016

Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (SDHHS) will receive $385,088 in funding from the Government of Saskatchewan to deliver its Vocational Counselling, Disabilities & Employment Supports program. Established in 2010, the program offers a range of services to both individuals and employers to assist people living with hearing loss.

“Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services work to remove barriers to employment, and provide individuals the supports they need to participate in the province’s labour market,” Immigration, Jobs, Skills and Training Minister Jeremy Harrison said. “Our continued commitment to this program enables Saskatchewan people to contribute to our provincial economy and allows employers to benefit from a growing labour force that is both inclusive and diverse.”

“The funding we receive from the Ministry of the Economy has been the bridge to community inclusion for the Deaf Community,” Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Executive Director Nairn Gilles said. “It not only opens the door to employment, by providing counselling, job coaching, and interpreters, but for many this funding provides access to language.”

Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, through their no-fee Vocational Counselling, Disabilities & Employment Supports program will offer support to 85 individuals with any and all degrees of hearing loss.  

For more information, visit the SDHHS website at www.sdhhs.com.


For more information, contact:

Deb Young
Phone: 306-787-4765
Email: deb.young@gov.sk.ca

Nairn Gilles
Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Phone: 306-665-6575

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