Women Building Futures – Trades training for women

Women Building Futures offers various trades training programs for women, including supports (*housing, financial, etc.) and referrals, including admission opportunities specifically focused for Aboriginal students. Check out their information for prospective (potential) students HERE.    

Lokken: Industrial, Apprenticeship, Retail and Hospitality Training

  Lokken helps people make meaningful changes in their lives with training that leads to new career and employment opportunities. They offer training programs including: Industrial; Apprenticeship; Retail; and Hospitality. $$$ FINANCIAL $$$ Assistance is available to those who qualify. Lokken also offers Employment Postings B100, Empire Building,10080 Jasper Ave,Edmonton, ABT5J 1V9 Phone Number: 780.424.3700Toll Free: … Continue reading

Homeless Connect: Free Services!

Homeless Connect Edmonton is an event that happens twice each year. The event provides free essential services to homeless and at-risk individuals on one day at the Shaw Conference Centre.   Services offered include: mental health assessments library services foot care haircuts immunizations pre-natal support dental care tax preparation laundry housing information employment and training services

Reading. Writing. Math.

Is it hard to read? Do you have difficulty writing? Is Math impossible? Call for Help: Centre for Family Literacy – programs – Call 780.421.7323 PALS Adult Literacy Society – Call 780.424.5514 Edmonton Public Library – easy to read books and programs – Downtown Call 780-496-7000 The Learning Centre – reading, writing, math programs for adults Call 780-429-0675 Frontier College … Continue reading

Youth Charged or Found Guilty of a Crime

If you are 12-17 years old, and have been charged or found guilty of a Crime, here are some links that may be helpful: Resources and Supports BearPaw Youth Criminal Justice Resource Centre (has videos and podcasts) Programs for Young Offenders (Solicitor General) Edmonton Public Schools programming for Young Offenders Young Offender therapy, counseling, life skills  Edmonton Young Offenders Book … Continue reading

Free Professional and Personal Development Classes

Please find a brief list of personal/professional development opportunities for Staff and/or Clients below. If you have questions about the individual courses, please inquire directly with the organization running them. FREE COURSES: Edmonton Public Library Learn4Life (free courses on management, leadership, writing, business, computers, design, writing, etc.) http://www.ed2go.com/l-edmo95361/ Business Group Services (BGS) (free) Career planning, financial literacy, change … Continue reading

Where can I finish High School in Edmonton?

This chart lists some (though we are sure not all) of the possible options for finishing High School in Edmonton. Why should I finish High School? …here are some good reasons.

Finishing High School – Under Age 19

ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) offers great advice for those 19 and under who are interested in finishing high school. Your age Whether you’re under or over age 20 makes a difference in your options for finishing high school. Whether you’re a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or Alberta resident also affects your options. To find out what … Continue reading

Finishing Highschool – Over 19 Years Old

ALIS offers advice for people over age 19 who are interested in finishing High School.  If you are UNDER age 19, you can finish your highschool through a local school board and there may be more funding options to help pay for your school. The below information is intended for those OVER age 19. Finishing … Continue reading