Individuals Facing Multiple Barriers

This program provides individuals facing multiple barriers to employment with the skills training and employment supports needed to overcome obstacles and achieve sustainable employment.

Eligible Participants

The program stream is primarily* open to unemployed or precariously employed British Columbians who face two or more barriers to employment. Examples include: life circumstances, limited skills, lack of work experience, or lack of networks, among others. 

*Additional eligibility requirements may apply, depending on the program type and/or the specific services and training offered.


Programs include skills training and employment supports based on the needs of the participant. Employment supports address barriers to participation in skills training and employment. Examples include counselling, mentoring, child care, transportation, disability supports, work experience, wage subsidies and equipment.

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