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

Gain new skills and work experience to build the life you want in Canada with our online training. 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.

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


Attend an information session

Are you interested in joining this program or want to refer someone?  DIVERSEcity offers online weekly info sessions, where you can learn more details and ask questions about the H.E.A.L. program. To attend an info session, please email heal@dcrs.ca or fill out the form below.

  • Information Session Registration

    Information sessions for the S.A.H.A.R.A. and H.E.A.L. employment programs at DIVERSEcity are held weekly on Tuesdays at 11:30 am via Zoom.
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