Canadian Association for Supported Employment

About Us

Creating inclusive workplaces for all

CASE is a national association for the supported employment sector.

We work with employment service providers, employers, community allies and stakeholders working toward employment inclusion of persons who experience disability. We strive to facilitate full participation in the labour force by offering resources, expertise and support to service providers.

Our organization embraces diversity and believes in opportunities for all. Through workforce participation, we promote full citizenship and social inclusion for Canadians who have a disability.

CASE is the go-to source for supported employment expertise in Canada. As a member, you gain access to:

  • Sector-specific information through our knowledge base
  • Targeted networking opportunities 
  • Significant discounts for learning events
  • Best practices
  • A unified voice to decision makers
  • Free advertising of job vacancies


CASE facilitates opportunities for supported employment service providers to increase employment inclusion for Canadians experiencing disability.


Our vision is that all Canadians experiencing disability have equal opportunity to secure and sustain meaningful employment.

Our Guiding Principles


Choice and Control

Employment support is guided by the job seeker.


Paid Employment

All employees receive the same rate of pay and benefits.


Partnership and Mentoring

Inspiring employers and persons experiencing disability to mutually benefit from workplace inclusion.


Full Inclusion

Job seekers are socially and economically included in their community.


Job Search

Successful employment is achieved through timely and appropriate support.



The specific needs of the employer and skills of the job seeker are considered.


Natural Supports

Employment supports are as unobtrusive as possible.


Long-Term Support

Employment stability and career enhancement are valued.


Continuous Quality Improvement

Stakeholders evaluate services and the service provider implements improvements.

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