Water Wings Employment Readiness Program

Boyle Street Community Services’ Water Wings Employment Readiness Program is designed to prepare individuals for the world of work by improving their employment readiness skills and or helping them to complete educational upgrading, with the end result being greater confidence and competence in society, an increased chance of gaining employment and readiness for further education … Continue reading

What should I do for work? Job and Career Interest Assessments

A good place to start is the ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) Website. You have to sign up using an email address to use their online self assessments, but it is worthwhile. ALIS offers: Know Yourself – do computer quizzes that will help you learn about what type of work you would like, what kind … Continue reading

FREE University Education? – Humanities 101

The new term of UofA’s Humanities 101 class is starting on Tuesday, and it’s free and open to all! If you know anyone who would be interested in attending, please pass this poster along to them. Inner City Rec will also be planning “field trips” throughout the term. They will reinforce what students are learning … Continue reading

BGS Youth Ventures Career Success Series

Business Group Services (BGS) Edmonton has a NEW, free educational program for people with mental health and/or addictions concerns who are interested in addressing their barriers to career or education success. The VENTURES Career Success Series is for Individuals, 18 years of age and older, who have identified having barriers to employment/ education success, resulting from … Continue reading

Learn4Life

(Photo from EPL Website) The Edmonton Public Library has FREE 6 week interactive, instructor lead online training courses on topics such as: Accounting and Finance Accounting Software Personal Finance and Investments Business Business Communication Business Software General Business Skills Management and Leadership NonprofitProject Management Sales and Marketing Start Your Own Business Computer Applications Adobe Microsoft … Continue reading

ALIS Career Information Hotline

ALIS (Alberta Learning Information Service) has a Career Information Hotline. where you can get information on: – career planning – job search skills – educational options and funding resources – employer services – occupational descriptions – resume review – referrals 1-800-661-3753 IN EDMONTON: 780.422.4266 Monday – Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. hotline@alis.gov.ab.ca CLICK HERE … Continue reading

The Home Program – up to $3,000 FREE towards your down payment for taking a FREE course!

Get up to $3,000 FREE MONEY towards your down payment just by taking the FREE two session course, where you will learn about buying a home, including: • Debt and Credit – How does my credit report and credit score affect my ability to buy a home? What can I do to improve my credit? … Continue reading

Hope Mission Youth Shelter

Hope Mission Youth Shelter 9908-106 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta T5H 0N6 http://www.hopemission.com EMERGENCY SHELTER OUTREACH SERVICES SHIFT PROGRAM SUMMARY A free overnight emergency accommodation service for co-ed youth aged 16-24yrs. A team of Outreach Workers are available to serve co-ed youth aged 16-24yrs 12 hours per day, 365 days per year. A 24-hour transitional residential program … Continue reading

Birthright

Birthright Edmonton 108 – 11520 100th Avenue, Edmonton AB T5K 0J7 http://www.birthright.org Phone: 780-488-0681   Birthright provides caring, non-judgmental support to girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. Birthright is prepared to help you whether you are single or married regardless of age, race or religion.  Free pregnancy testing Completely confidential help … Continue reading

Terra Centre for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Terra – Centre for Pregnant and Parenting Teens 9930-106 Street Edmonton AB T5K 1C7 http://www.terraassociation.com Visit us on Facebook Email form available on Terra Centre website. Phone: 780.428.3772 Fax: 780.425.5160 If you are pregnant or a first time teen parent [male or female] and are looking for support, contact the friendly staff at Terra. 12 … Continue reading