Mainland/Southwest

WarehouseAbilities - Training for PWD

The WarehouseAbilities - Training for People with Disabilities Program prepares participants for employment in the warehousing industry. Training includes soft skills, job placements and hands-on work experience.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Richmond

Contact:

Back in Motionemail or 604-273-7350

InVEST (Inclusive Valuable Employment Skills Training)

The Inclusive Valuable Employment Skills Training (InVEST) Program provides training for persons with disabilities to find sustainable employment. Training includes group and one-on-one coaching services, job development support, and job retention support.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Abbotsford
  • Chilliwack

Contact:

Buxton Consulting Ltd,  email or 604-504-5419

Career Pathways to Success

The Career Pathways to Success program helps persons with disabilities find sustainable work or pursue further education. Training includes short-term certifications, post-program supports, and career coaching services.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Squamish-Lillooet

Training Locations:

  • Vancouver

Contact:

Open Door Group, email or 1-866-377-3670
 

Skills Work

The Skills Work program provides persons with disabilities with training and skills to move ahead in the job market. Training includes essential skills, short duration training, job search supports, and work experience.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Surrey
  • Online

Contact:

Sources Community Resources Society, email or 604-262-4858

The RITE Program for Persons with Disabilities (Reaching Independence Through Employment)

The Reaching Independence Through Employment program supports persons with disabilities in successfully entering the workforce. Participants receive one-on-one and group-based life skills training, employment counselling, personal counselling, vocational assessments, work experience, and financial supports.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Mission
  • Chilliwack
  • Maple Ridge
  • Abbotsford

Contact:

Triangle Community Resources Inc, email or 604-859-0033
 

Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills (ACES) Training Program

The Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills Training program provides assessment, training, and supported work experience to persons with disabilities. Participants learn resume preparation, interview techniques, lifestyle management, and goal setting.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Vancouver

Contact:

John Howard Society Pacific, email or 604-872-5651
 

Intercultural Ability in Disability Employment Program (I-AIDE)

The Intercultural Ability to Disability program helps persons with disabilities find work in the service sector. Training includes occupational skills, individualized supports, and certifications to become a COVID Wellness Ambassador.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Surrey

Contact:

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS), email or 604-596-7722 (609)

The Reins of Freedom

The Reins of Freedom program helps participants enter the workforce. Training includes customized essential and soft skills, customer service training, and work experience placement.

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Hope

Contact:

Free Rein Associates Training LTD, email or 604-869-2279

MindSet

MindSet is a 12 week employment readiness program for individuals who self identify with experiencing stress, anxiety, and/or depression. Training includes group workshops, individualized supports, career exploration, funding for training, wellness components and financial supports.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

YWCA Metro Vancouver, email or 604-209-5796
 

Innovation through Diversity, Entrepreneurship and Adaptability (IDEA)

The Innovation through Diversity, Entrepreneurial Abilities program provides persons with disabilities training and resources to pursue self-employment. Participants receive coaching and training on essential, occupational, and business-related skills.
 

Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Online

Contact:

Community Futures BC, email or 604-289-4222
 

Federal Employment Diverse-Abilities Skills Training Program (FEDS)

The Federal Employment Diverse-Abilities Skills Training program helps persons with disabilities improve their employment readiness. Participants receive skill development, employment education, and workplace experience.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Abbotsford
  • Langley

Contact:

Archway Community Services, email or 604-850-3551 (104)

IN Demand

The IN Demand program helps persons with disabilities find sustainable employment or pursue further education. Training includes essential skills, health and wellness, and job search assistance.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Maple Ridge
  • Langley

Contact:

Douglas College, email or 604-363-7058

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