Links to Success

Program Description 

The program works with young, professional immigrant and refugee mothers to develop a long-term career plan leading to meaningful employment.


Program Details

  • 6 months full-time program
  • Pre-employment skills building training
  • Canadian work experience
  • Computer skills enhancement
  • Job search support
  • Canadian workplace preparation
  • Canadian pronunciation enhancement
  • Business communication enhancement
  • One-on-one career planning and mentoring support


Eligible Clients

The program is available to immigrant mothers who are permanent residents or refugees, 15-35 years old, have Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 or higher and require support in obtaining meaningful employment. 


Additional Program Information

  • The program offers four intakes a year:
  • Work experience is offered in collaboration with businesses and non-profit organizations
  • Participants are reimbursed for childcare and transportation costs
  • Job search support after program completion
  • Follow-up support after program completion
  • Referrals to other CIWA programs help participants access additional support services


Free childcare and first language support is available.


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