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Access to Employment  Program - WorkBC/Phoenix
13686-94A Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3V 1N1
Tel: 604-583-7155
Program serves all unemployed and underemployed individuals who have multiple barriers to employment and aims to help those in recovery find work.  Also a WorkBC office that offers two Government Funded employment programs: ASTEP which is geared for career exploration and Step UP! which is for obtaining short term certifications with the aim to achieve employment quickly.

#201B 10334 - 152A Street Surrey, BC V3R 7P8
Tel: 604-580-9651
Ten week free program for youth ages 16-30 years old. Offers 5 certificates including First Aid, WHMIS, and Food Safe. School credits are available and a work experience placement with Starbucks Coffee.

Building Service Worker Program @ Sources
#107-13771 72A Ave Surrey BC V3W 9C6
Tel: 604-970 1807
Free eleven-week program for women who are survivors of violence or are facing multiple barriers. Offers vocational training as Building Service Worker from Vancouver Community College. Integrates empowerment & workplace skills, job search help and practicums. Prepares women to enter the workforce with skills and confidence.

Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants
#210   7525 King George Blvd  Surrey BC
Tel: 604-575-3800
Second Location:
#301-10334 152A Street  Surrey BC
Tel: 604-683-1684 
Program designed to help new immigrants find jobs related to their professional fields. Can help get Canadian work experience, mentorship,  credentials and workplace culture. Must be a permanent resident for less than 5 years, have at least intermediate English and be unemployed or working in a field unrelated to your profession.

EMBERS Staffing Solutions—Surrey Office
13686 94A Ave. Surrey, BC
Tel: 778-293-0781
Offer individuals temporary short- and long-term job placements in construction, warehousing, administration, and special events. EMBERS provides a supportive environment and opportunities for advancement. Also provides workers with necessary equipment (such as steel-toed work boots) and training.

Fast Track to Manufacturing (F2M Project)
200A–7134 King George Blvd
Tel: 778-591-9334 
A program for young newcomers (18-24 years old) who are looking for a career in the rapidly growing manufacturing field.

Foreign Credential Recognition Program
Unit 205, 12725- 80th Ave Surrey BC
Tel: 604-596-7722 Ext: 157
Helps internationally trained professionals to get back into their professional field or alternative related career field. Also offers a loan amount up to $15,000 depending on the process, to cover the cost of credentialing along with a flexible repayment schedule.

Future Leaders 
13455 76th Ave Surrey BC V3W 1A3
Tel: 604-547-1399
Training program for youth ages 15 – 30. Helps you prepare for the Canadian job market, gain recognized certificates, learn life skills and 16 weeks of paid employability skills and work experience.

Future Troopers
Tel: 604-547-1224
Helps you prepare for the Canadian job market. Learn valuable life skills, earn recognized certificates, get work experience and coaching. For youth 18-24, legally entitled to work in Canada and unemployed or underemployed.

Immigrant Entrepreneur Program
13455 76 Ave, Surrey BC
Tel: 604-547-1662   selfemployment@dcrsca
Provides important information, resources and advice for aspiring immigrant entrepreneurs. One-on-one consultations, referrals and workshops. Offered in English and other languages including Mandarin, Arabic, Korean & Karen.

Job Readiness Program
108-6840 King George Surrey BC
Tel: 604-502-8355 
Helps unemployed people gain the skills, confidence and experience they need to find work. Offers skills training, coaching and support.

La Boussole
312 Main St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2T2
Tel: 604-683-7337
Centre Communautaire Francophone qui aide des gens qui parlent Français qui font face à des situations difficiles. Offre une variété de programmes sociaux et d'aide à l'emploi. French speaking community centre that helps French speakers facing difficult situations. Offers a variety of programs.

Migrant Worker's Support Network Program
Unit #205- 12725 80th Ave. Surrey, B.C
Tel: 604-596 7722 Ext.138
Learn about your rights, workplace safety, build English skills and learn about the programs available for Temporary Foreign Workers.

This Way Ahead
Tel: 236-888-4756 
Gives youth ages 16 - 24, an opportunity to gain skills and confidence in the customer service field. Series of supported workshops and a paid internship with the GAP, Old Navy, or Banana Republic.

Trade Builders Program
Unit 205, 12725- 80th Ave Surrey BC
Tel: 604-596-7722 ext: 150
Program for people aged 18-24 who are interested in the building trades. 30 week program that explores different technical occupations. Will help you develop essential skills and safety training.  Also have programs for careers in Fire Protection Inspection, Construction Safety Inspection, Underground Utility Location, or Public Works Technician.

Working Together
400-3999 Henning Dr,  Burnaby, BC V5C 6P9
Tel: 604-473-9363
This program is a unique, comprehensive, and participant centered program designed to help people with disabilities achieve their employment goals.

Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals
Suite 205 – 12725, 80th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3W 3A6
Tel:  604-596-7722
Free employment program that helps mature job seekers to build their job search and soft skills. Mentorship and free short term skills training.  This program coaches and supports participants to land a job.   

Youth Employment Services
202-10334 152A Ave Surrey BC
Tel: 604-580-9740
The Youth Hub is located within the Fleetwood/Guilford Employment Service Center. Offers a full range of job search and career planning resources to youth ages 16 to 30.

Youth Everlasting Seeds
1-10318 Whalley Blvd, Surrey, BC V3T 4H4
Tel: 604-374-5830
Helps newcomer youths (ages 12-25 years) who need help getting established in Canada. Helps with job readiness, leadership and facilitation skills. Also building self-esteem, and how to become active citizens. Offers chances for volunteering, artistic development and, computer training. Provide free bus tickets, food and certifications.

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