The Employment Program of British Columbia (EPBC) is available to all unemployed British Columbians who are seeking employment and are legally eligible to work in British Columbia. The program offers a range of services that support job seekers to find and maintain employment and to improve employment readiness. Eligibility for specific services is dependent on several factors. [en Français]
Any B.C. job seeker or employer can access the self-serve resource area of WorkBC Employment Services Centres. There are no program eligibility criteria or formal screening requirements for people to use the resource area.
In order to access any other EPBC services, you must:
- meet basic eligibility criteria for the program – be unemployed and legally eligible to work in B.C., OR
- qualify as an allowable exception to program eligibility requirements and, for most services, be assessed as needing the service to successfully attach to the labour market or community. Some services have additional eligibility criteria.
Find Out if You Are Eligible