Announcements

February 9, 2017
WHAT IS IT? Project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) that is looking at improving resiliency and promoting healthy outcomes for girls and women who have experienced some form of gender-based violence (GBV) using a participatory action research (PAR) framework. HOW DOES IT WORK?
February 9, 2017
Weekly Intakes Available Classes are Monday to Friday: 10 am to 3 pm    EPE is an 8-week program free of cost for women and men receiving Ontario Works. It provides skills training and tools to build assets and abilities to enter the labour market. Also included is hands-on, in-house skills training plus 6-month post-program support. Post-hiring supports include gaining successful employment, job maintenance and retention. 
February 9, 2017
  Be Heard, Be Seen, Be the TEEN VOICE across Atlantic Canada. Teens are no longer relying on outside Zines to have their work Seen! Teens Now Talk Magazine is a new Halifax-based magazine, written by teens for teens, filling a very real need in Atlantic Canada. Finally teens have a chance to express themselves and be  published. http://www.teensnowtalk.com/tnt/home  
February 2, 2017
Hammer Heads Program is now accepting applications until the end of the business day on Friday, February 19th. The application form may be found on  www.cobtrades.com/hammerheads. Please fax your completed applications to 416-449-5124 as soon as possible. Thank you for your continued support.  
February 1, 2017
  Do you need a paid summer job?  The Children's Aid Foundation is excited to announce Year 2 of our Internship & Mentoring Program (Summer 2017) available under the Element Fleet Management Youth Capital Program.  The Children's Aid Foundation will be partnering with employers from a range of sectors in the Greater Toronto Area and will do our best to identify an opportunity that will help you achieve your career goals.
February 1, 2017
Applications for Children's Aid Foundation scholarships for the 2017-18 school year are now open and available on our website.   Scholarship applications are open to students demonstrating both financial need and the potential to succeed in their program of study.  To meet the eligibility criteria, a student must be:
February 1, 2017
We appreciate referrals from any clients interested in participating in these group-based programs. Ongoing intakes and groups will take place throughout 2017 and beyond.  External Employment Ontario service providers can refer their clients directly into the program; simply email me for a referral form.
January 31, 2017
Thursday February 9, 2017  from 10:00am– 2:30pm Guest Speaker:  Dr. Mohamed Salem Our FREE programs are open to all newcomers who are permanent residents,  Convention refugees and/or live-in caregivers who hold a valid work permit. Please remember to bring your residency document with you. The Basics of CPR CPR and its impact on survival Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR Perform high quality CPR for adults, children &          infants  
January 31, 2017
Youth Employment Services received an unprecedented 3 year funding for our Skills Link program in January 2017and are running monthly groups. Our programs have a successful track record of assisting unemployed youth in overcoming their barriers and connecting them with full-time employment. As an added incentive, these Skills Link programs provide up to 13 weeks of financial support to program participants.
January 31, 2017
Our culinary arts training program, Cooking for Life, prepares youth for entry-level jobs in the hospitality industry. Led by a professional chef, students learn through hands-on instruction the fundamental cooking and time management skills required in the industry.  Participants practice daily in our professional, onsite instructional kitchen and then are placed in restaurants to gain real-world experience. Many of our students are hired during their placements while others find work in related jobs immediately afterwards.