Job Skills and Training

Archway Community Services 604-859-7681

BC Employment Program Hub

Online tool to help employment advisers identify non-Employment Program of BC publicly-funded employment programs for their clients.

Bowman Employment Services 604-534-0440
Toll-free 1-877-504-5515
Funding for training if unemployed, 15 to 30 & not eligible for E.I.
BC Job Grant Delivery Partner

Bridging the Gap (Employment Readiness for Women) 604-859-6790
Toll-free 1-866-859-6790
Chilliwack 604-702-0361

Buxton Consulting 604-504-5419

CARE (Career Assistance & Resources for Employment)
Must be unemployed, working under 20 hours/week, or on E.I.
Abbotsford 604-755-3388
Mission 604-814-0732

Chilliwack Community Services 604-792-4267

Chilliwack Employment Services (CES) 604-702-4664

Chilliwack Resource Centre 604-702-9595

Referral service, provides information on free community services, Income tax preparation, phone/fax/photocopying

Chilliwack Society for Community Living 604-792-7726

Must qualify for services by IQ level

Community Employment Services

Agassiz 604-796-0266

Community Futures – Fraser Valley Self Employment Program
Abbotsford 604-864-5770
Chilliwack 604-793-4334

Community Futures South Fraser Toll-free 1-877-827-8249

Community Living BC (Abbotsford) 604-532-4900

Funds innovative projects

Douglas College Foundations Workplace Skills
Abbotsford 604-852-5520
Chilliwack 604-793-9050

Must be unemployed or working fewer than 20 hours per week

Dr. Gur Singh Education and Training Endowment Fund
Brain Injury Alliance

Grants for individuals with brain injury and organizations for education and training opportunities.

Employment Standards Information Line Toll-free 1-800-663-3316

Free Rein Associates Ltd Boston Bar/Hope 604-869-2279

F.V. Employment & Support Services Cooperative – Work BC 604-796-0266

Agassiz, Hope & Mission

Langley Association for Community Living 604-534-8611

Must qualify for services by IQ level

Ministry of Social Development Information Line Toll-free 1-866-866-0800

Mission Association for Community Living 604-826-9080

Must qualify for services by IQ level

MSA Society for Community Living (Abbotsford) 604-852-6800

Neil Squire Society Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities 604-473-9363
Toll-free 1-877-673-4636
Must be unemployed / underemployed and have a physical
disability that is a barrier to employment

Open Door Group (Open Door Social Services Society) 604-876-0773
Toll-free 1-866-377-3670
Helps people to find employment, identifies hiring needs, provides information and support around accommodations and puts forward qualified candidates based on matching skills and abilities. Supports employers to hire persons with disabilities and barriers to employment. Vancouver and Richmond areas only.

Raincoast Community Rehabilitation Services 604-444-3770
Toll-free 1-800-535-9988
Provides vocational assessments and services

Service Canada Centre

Abbotsford 604-854-5852
Chilliwack 604-792-1371

Service Canada Centres for Youth (SCCY)

For information about jobs, education, careers or finances
Strategic Corporate Resolutions Inc

Abbotsford 604-854-6292

Student Services at Thompson Rivers University
(Open University) Toll-free 1-800-663-9711

Triangle Community Resources

Mission 604-814-0052
RITE – 6-week program for men Abbotsford 604-859-0033
WRITE – 6-week program for women Abbotsford 604-854-1500
Aboriginal Outreach Chilliwack 604-792-8000

Vancouver Coastal Open Door Group Toll-free 1-866-377-3670

WCG International HR Solutions Toll-free 1-888-562-9283

WorkBC Toll-free 1-877-952-6914

Helps people find jobs, explore career options and improve their skills

Work Exploration Program (Kwantlen College – Langley) 604-599-3215

Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) Toll-free 1-800-663-2782

WorkSafe BC

WorkSafe BC Claim Reporting & Information Centre Toll-free 1-888-967-5377
WorkSafe Emergency Line (after 4:30 pm) Toll-free 1-866-922-4357

Workers’ Advisors Office Toll-free 1-800-663-4261

Assists injured workers

Vocational Rehabilitation Program Vancouver Coastal Health 604-737-6291

Provides supportive counselling, assessment and guidance,
graduated return-to-work program, liaison with employers and
insurance plan consultants, obtaining funding and benefits, by referral.

Youth Employment Resource Centre (YERC)

Abbotsford 604-859-9454
Langley 604-534-8874
Free services to unemployed/underemployed youth 15 to 30