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Service Description

Ensures easy access to business services and other support mechanisms needed to consider self-employment as a viable option to entrepreneurs with disabilities.
Includes:

  • Business and accessibility counselling
  • Access to small business loans
  • One-on-one business plan counselling
  • Peer support and networking opportunities.

Eligibility

Adults with a disability who are interested in going into business for themselves. Small Business Loan eligibility: • Self-declared disability or long-term health condition • 18 or older • Canadian citizenship • Currently operating a registered business in Saskatoon. Loans are available to those who are unable to obtain funding from traditional lenders.

Application Process

An applicant must meet with the business counsellor to develop or review their business plan. A completed business plan is then sent to the loan committee for review. Businesses must be operated in the city of Saskatoon to be eligible for financing.

Fees

Free or low-cost

Fax: 306-244-2453

Business Line: 306-665-5508

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed statutory holidays.

Service Website

www.abilityhubyxe.ca/edp

Facebook

www.facebook.com/EDPsask

Twitter

twitter.com/EDP_Saskatoon

Instagram

www.instagram.com/theabilityhubyxe

Email

info@abilityhubyxe.ca

Coverage Area

Saskatoon

Languages Offered

English

The Ability Hub YXE

Address

237 5th Avenue North
Saskatoon SK  S7K 2P2

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed statutory holidays.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one); Wheelchair access - call for details or special appointment required.

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