Building Foundations for Women

Building Foundations for Women (BFW) is an 9-week life skills and personal development program offered 3 times a year. BFW supports women experiencing poverty and other life challenges to build stable and active lives and move toward their employment and education goals.

Screening Form   Referral Form


What Can You Gain?

  • Boost self-confidence
  • Build social connections
  • Set personal and career goals
  • Receive one-on-one coaching
  • Develop emotional resilience
  • Explore and enhance your strengths
  • 6-month post program support


Program Info 

BFW is offered 3 times a year.

Program Length: 9 weeks

Classes: 3 days per week, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Case management: Once per week by appointment

BFW provides TTC passes, stipends and lunch.

To apply to the program, please fill out both forms below:

Screening Form   Referral Form


Interested in volunteering for BFW? To apply to be a workshop facilitator, please fill out our online application.



Please contact Ve’ahavta at or call 416.964.7698, ext. 229


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