Step Ahead

Step Ahead

An Employability Program of the YWCA in partnership with the Department of Community Services

The Step Ahead Program provides women an opportunity to achieve the skills and experience necessary to successfully re-enter the workforce, reach their employment goals, and achieve financial stability.

Eligibility: Women who are 19 or older, currently receiving income assistance and are willing and able to return to work.

Location: YWCA Halifax – 358 Herring Cove Road, Spryfield

Program Dates:  July 10th-November 17th, 2017

Program Outline:

Phase One: Employment Focus Program (Seven weeks training allowance for in-class participation)

Phase Two: A paid work experience placement for 3 months (24 hours per week for the first 2 months, increasing to 35 hours per week for the last month of the program).


To apply, please contact the Program Coordinator: