Public Announcement


Effective Immediately

PCPI continues to place the health and safety of our clients and staff at the highest priority. On Friday November 20, 2020, the Ontario Government placed the City of Toronto in lockdown.

As a response to this, PCPI has decided, in an abundance of caution for the welfare of our clients and staff, to temporarily discontinue providing in –person services. Our PCPI offices will remain close until further notice. We continue to offer all our programs, services and projects remotely though on line and telephone services.

You can book appointments with our staff, register for our programs, workshops  or seek further information by phoning us at 416-439-8448.

We appreciate your understanding as we join with our fellow citizens and community partners to keep our City and Province safe.


October 26, 2020

PCPI’s office is open by appointment only. Please call before you come to PCPI. Resource Centre is closed.


October 16, 2020

PCPI’s office is closed. Remote services including online webinars are available. Please call and visit website often.


September 18, 2020


In this workshop you will:
• Learn basic customer service skills
• Learn how to process sales, discounts, and return items
• View demonstrated cash register process and payment methods
• Gain new skills on how to use a cash register
For more information, call 416-439-8448, email or Click Here to register.


August 4, 2020

PCPI’s office is now open by appointment only. Please call us for an appointment first before you visit. NOTE: COVID-19 Social Distancing and Safety Rules are Mandatory.


March 16, 2020

PCPI’s office is closed due to mandatory closure order by the Ontario Government. Remote services including online webinars will be available shortly. Please visit often.

If you need assistance please contact your career coach.

PCPI is taking action, following the advisories of public health officials, to stop the spread of COVID-19. Effective immediately and until further notice all in person services including workshops, one on one counselling, tax clinic and the resource centre operations are cancelled. Please speak with an employment counsellor to find out more about alternative service delivery options. Please continue to check our website for updates.

Effective Monday March 16, 2020:

• Resource and Information Centre is CLOSED
• All Workshops are cancelled
• All Tax Clinic appointments are cancelled
• All One-on-One appointments are cancelled

Should you wish to book a phone appointment to speak with an Employment Career Consultant or have any quesitons, please call 416-439-8448.

Please see additional announcements below.


June 8, 2020

News Release

Ontario Permits More Businesses and Services to Reopen in the Coming Days

June 2, 2020

News Release

Ontario Extends Declaration of Emergency until June 30

April 27, 2020

News Release

Ontario Unveils Guiding Principles to Reopen the Province


Mobile Food Bank for people with disability

The Canadian Red Cross has a Mobile Food Bank service delivery for people with disability

For more information:  Mobile Food Bank

April 23, 2020

Canada Emergency Student Benefit announced

Canada yesterday April 22, 2020 announced emergency student benefits.

The Government of Canada recognizes that students and recent graduates are being significantly affected by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
For more information: Support for Students and Recent Graduates Impacted by COVID-19

April 20, 2020

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for Temporary Foreign Workers and International Students

You may still be eligible to get the benefit if you are not a citizen or a permanent resident (for example international students and temporary foreign workers), provided that you meet other eligibility requirements.

For more informationCanada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for Temporary Foreign Workers and International Students

April 06, 2020

Emotional Assistance

If you are in a crisis and need emotional assistance, please contact the
following numbers for assistance:

Distress Centre (GTA): 24 hour crisis line 416-408-4357

Community Crisis Line Scarborough and Rouge Hospital 416-495-2891 for
24/7 telephone crisis support

March 25, 2020

FINANCIAL SUPPORT ANNOUNCEMENTS by the Federal Government on Wednesday March 25th, 2020

For additional information, kindly click on the following link  Financial Support Announcements to download the PDF flyer, or call PCPI to further assist you.