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United Way Centraide logo. “United Way Centraide” in grey with “Canada” underneath in black. To the left is an animated red hand holding a small human figure with their arms outstretched with red half-circles encircling it. This is on the white screen of a Macbook Pro with with a white background surrounding it.

The United Way Centraide’s We Volunteer site will match you up with a volunteer role that lines up with what you are looking for. You can learn more about them on Facebook or Twitter.

“Entrepreneur” in yellow on a blue background surrounded by white words associated with entrepreneurship. A hand is pointing to the first P in “Entrepreneur”.

The Small Business Centre offers small business owners and entrepreneurs many different supports including:

  • Small Business Information
  • Consultations
  • Business Plan Support
  • Access to Professionals
  • Business Resource Centre
  • Research Assistance
  • Workshops/Seminars and Networking Opportunities

The Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator was designed to help accelerate the growth of start-up and emerging businesses. They offer office space, business seminars, on-site mentoring and business plan development.

The St. Clair Employment Centre offers the Ontario Self Employment Benefit, which helps people who are eligible for Employment Insurance in starting their own business. They offer services including:

  • Information Sessions
  • Business Planning
  • Business Administration Training
  • Business Consulting Assistance

EPICentre is hosted by the University of Windsor and offers entrepreneurship classes, workshops, activities, competitions and an internship program.

The Essex Community Futures Development Corporation works to keep and create jobs. Through an investment fund, they offer loans to small and medium-sized businesses that can be used for equipment, expansion of product lines, increased working capital, etc.  Businesses must be located in the County (Windsor businesses cannot take part).

WEtech Alliance helps technology companies succeed through offering a variety of programs and services.

Summer Company logo. “Summer” in green on top of a dark blue “Company” with a white background.

Want to be your own boss for the summer? Be sure to check out Summer Company!


Windsor Essex Employment Group logo. Each word in white under the previous with the first initial bolded, all inside the left side of a blue map of Windsor-Essex. To the right is a circle divided into fourths with each section a different colour. The top left quarter is gold with “Skills” inside and an arrow that reaches to the next quarter. The top right quarter is blue with “Ability” inside and an arrow that reaches to the next quarter. The bottom right quarter is green with “@ Work” inside and an arrow that reaches to the next quarter. The bottom left quarter is pink with “Training” inside and an arrow that reaches to the next quarter.

The Windsor Essex Employment Group exists to maximize local employment services through networking by identifying, creating and promoting accessible employment pathways for persons with disabilities in Windsor / Essex.