Vancouver Island/Coast

Bridges Trauma Informed Healing - An Employment Program

The Bridges Trauma Informed Healing and Employment Program provides upgrading in math, English and computer literacy. It also offers Indigenous cultural components, short-term certificate training and opportunities for volunteering.


Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Clothing

Regional Districts:

  • Capital Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Victoria

Contact:

Bridges for Women Society, email or 250-385-7410 (109)

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Outstanding Women Learning and Leading (OWLL)

OWLL prepares participants for careers in health care, hospitality, trades or entrepreneurship. It offers Indigenous cultural components, short-term certificate training and work experience (with possible wage subsidies).


Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Work gear
  • Training allowance
  • Personal grooming

Regional Districts:

  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Port Alberni

Contact:

INEO Employment Counselling Inc., email or 250-723-4675

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Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills (ACES) Training Program

Acquiring Community-based Employment Skills (ACES) Training Program provides assessment, training and supported work experience and skills training for employment in a variety of occupations, to support participants to acquire skills, experience and credentials required to secure Sustainable Employment or move on to further education and training leading to Sustainable Employment.

Financial supports may include:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Work gear
  • Food

Regional Districts:

  • Nanaimo Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Nanaimo

Contact:

Connectiveemail or 604-872-5651

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