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Get the skills and support you need to make transformational change.
For Women, by women.

The Building Foundations for Women (BFW) program is a FREE nine-week digital program which provides training and support in the areas of essential skills and personal development. Designed to support women experiencing instability in their lives due to socio-economic, immigration, and/or mental health factors, classes are both live and recorded, and led by leaders and experts in various fields. This unique program includes fulsome support by a community of peers, facilitators, and social workers, in the pursuit of helping women build stability, self-sufficiency and success in multiple areas of their lives, including employment, education, and personal development.



What You Will Gain

  • Set personal and career goals
  • Receive one-on-one coaching
  • Career Exploration
  • Personal Development
  • Digital literacy fundamentals
  • Boost self-confidence
  • Build social connections
  • Explore and enhance your strengths
  • 6-month post program support
  • A 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

Summer session: June 29- August 27, 2020

Fall session: October 12 – December 10, 2020

Classes: Three days per week, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

1-on-1 case management: conducted by phone or email once per week (by appointment)

Includes digital devices and stipend

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