Employment Programs

H.E.A.L. for Work Program for Women

H.E.A.L. for Work Program for Women

 Empowering survivors of violence and trauma getting into the labour market

To accommodate our participants during COVID-19, we are customizing our next program starting on May 25.

Gain new skills and work experience to build the life you want in Canada. We take an empowerment approach to career services for women survivors of violence or trauma. The H.E.A.L. program offers:

  • Participation incentive: gift cards and tuition fee support
  • Individual and group workshops and one-to-one coaching (counselling, life and employability skills)
  • Free occupational skills training
  • Opportunities for paid work experience
  • Childcare supports as required

$250 bonus for completing three months of employment or post-secondary education!

Program eligibility

You may be eligible for the free H.E.A.L. for Work Program if you meet the following criteria:

  • Survivors of violence or trauma
  • Experiencing health issues, stress, depression or anxiety
  • Are looking for a job or training
  • Unemployed or underemployed (working less than 20 hours/week)
  • A Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

The program is offered in English, with language support in Punjabi and Arabic.

Are you interested in joining this program, or would like to refer someone?  DIVERSEcity offers free online weekly info sessions, where you will learn more details about the H.E.A.L. program and get the opportunity to ask questions. To attend an info session, please email heal@dcrs.ca.

H.E.A.L. for Work Program Start Dates

We have continuous intakes with program start dates on May 25 and July 27, 2020.

For more information about the H.E.A.L. for Work Program, please call 604-597-0205 or email heal@dcrs.ca.