Women's Centre of York Region

Site: Newmarket, Harry Walker Parkway

Service: Enterprising Women, Enterprising Business Incubator

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Record #: NKT0893 Last Modified: 02 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameEBI
Office Phone905-853-9270
Fax905-853-9271
E-mailecareers@wcyr.ca
Websitewww.womenscentreyorkregion.com
Contact 1Rosemarie Lawless, Employment Counselor - Enterprising Careers; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 103; Email: rlawless@wcyr.ca
DescriptionOffers practical programs for women who want to start a business, start or re-start a career, or gain workplace experience * programs focus on personal assessment and readiness, viability of business ideas, mentoring and support through community partners, and access to a range of skills development workshops 
 
Enterprising Careers : an employment readiness program to assist women with their search for meaningful and sustainable employment * working in collaboration with existing employment programs in the region, women can take the first steps toward becoming "job ready" by assessing their skills, making decisions about career paths, or furthering their education * through a combination of individual consultation and group sessions, Enterprising Careers connects women to the resources available in York Region and to each other 
 
Enterprising Business Incubation: a program of assistance and support for entrepreneurs in developing new ventures * nurtures young businesses, helping them to survive and grow during the start-up period when they are most vulnerable * provides hands-on training, mentoring, networking, and coaching * women in this program will be encouraged to explore all options to support their business 
HoursContact for hours
Areas ServedYork Region
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up
ApplicationAll candidates must attend an orientation session before beginning the program
LanguagesEnglish
FeesProgram ; None
Address NotesNewmarket
Address120 Harry Walker Pkwy N
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B2
 
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IntersectionNorth of Davis Drive, West of the 404
AccessibilityAccessible
SubjectsCounselling ; Nonprofit organizations ; Single parents ; Women
Block Update EmailsNo