Kootenay

Skills Training for Trauma Survivors

The Skills Training for Trauma Survivors program offers classes and workshops on computer skills, financial literacy and mindfulness. It also includes short-term certification and work experience (with possible wage subsidies).


Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Refreshments
  • Required work clothing/equipment
  • Training allowance
  • Disability supports

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay Regional District
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Grand Forks
  • Trail

Contact:

Greater Trail Community Skills Centre, email or 250-368-6360 (216) 

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Thrive

Participants in the Thrive program can enter into one of three employment programs: job stabilization, job re-entry or career advancement. Thrive offers Indigenous cultural components, short-term certificate and occupational training for the information technology, cannabis, hospitality and tourism industries. Participants gain work experience (with possible wage subsidies) and have access to a peer-mentored job club. 


Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay Regional District
  • East Kootenay Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Cranbrook
  • Creston
  • Fernie
  • Invermere
  • Kimberley

Contact:

Kootenay Employment Services Society, email or 250-428-5655 (407)

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