Kootenay

PEERS (Pathways to Engagement and Employment Readiness)

The Pathways to Engagement and Employment Readiness program supports people with lived experience of homelessness. The program provides flexible employment services with community partners, including housing, food security, and counselling. Work is tailored to each participant's interests, values, and employment goals.

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay
  • Kootenay Boundary

Training Locations:

  • Nelson
  • Trail

Contact:

Kootenay Career Development Society (KCDS), email or 250-352-6200 (251)

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LINK

The LINK program provides peer employment and training to individuals with lived experience of homelessness. Training includes job readiness, personality assessments, presentations from community organizations, and Indigenous culture.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay
  • East Kootenay

Training Locations:

  • Cranbrook
  • Creston
  • Invermere
  • Fernie

Contact:

Kootenay Employment Services (KES), email or 250-428-5655 (425)

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