Single Parent Employment Initiative Participant Profiles

The initiative helps single parents on income and disability assistance get the supports they need to overcome barriers to employment and build a better future for their families. (see source page at "Single dad builds a future." Donald used to take apart televisions as a curious kid…”I wanted to see how they work!” he says. Find... Continue Reading →

Helping single parents find work: The BC Single Parent Employment Initiative

Finding a job isn’t always easy as a single parent. The Single Parent Employment Initiative offers supports that help single parents on income or disability assistance plan for their future and gain the skills they need to succeed. The program can provide up to 12 months of funded training, or on the job training through... Continue Reading →


The SINGLE  PARENT  EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE can help you secure employment by providing opportunities such as up to 12 MONTHS OF FUNDED TRAINING for in-demand jobs or PAID WORK  EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS. In addition, CHILD-CARE COSTS  ARE COVERED during training and in the first year of employment. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: WWW.SDSI.GOV.BC.CA/PROGRAMS/SPEI.HTML or YOUR LOCAL WORKBC ... Continue Reading →

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