An intensive self-betterment program for those who identify as women.

The Building Foundations for Women (BFW) program is a FREE nine-week intensive digital program that provides training and support for those who identify as women and are facing socio-economic, immigration, and/or mental health challenges.

Get the skills and support you need to make transformational change.
This highly supportive, personalized program can help you achieve your goals, including employment, education, and personal development.

What You Will Gain

  • Set personal and career goals
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Tools to develop self-confidence and mental health
  • Digital literacy fundamentals
  • Build social connections
  • 6-month post program support
  • Personalized action plan

Eligibility Requirements

  • Basic computer knowledge and the ability to interact with text, tools and people in digital contexts 
  • ESL level grade 8 or higher, CLB (Canadian Language Benchmarks) level 8 or higher 
  • Able to engage effectively within a group/virtual classroom setting

Course Info

Upcoming session: February 14 – April 14, 2023

4 live + 2 self-directed online workshops per week

Live, online workshops: Wed-Fri 9:30-12:30pm,Thurs 1:30-3:30pm
Self-directed online workshops: At your convenience, Mon-Fri
1-on-1 case management: on Mondays and Tuesdays by virtual appointment

Includes stipend

NOTE: Computer provided for eligible applicants, on an as-needed basis


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