Annual Report (2014-15)

Whalley WorkBC Employment Service Center

Whalley WorkBC provides cost-free services for Whalley job-seekers. Highly skilled professionals inform, support and empower clients during the stressful time of joblessness.

Services Offered:

Self Employment Services • referrals to Self Employment Programs based on eligibility. • customized services to persons with disabilities, physical or mental health barriers to employment. “It h as not a lways been easy from start to finish throughout my experience but the people at WorkBC h ave a lways h ad a kind ear and mora l integrity to guide me through every obstacle I h ave faced” Specialized Services • for Aboriginal and Francophone people, new immigrants, survivors of violence, youth and mature workers. • affiliations with employers and resources for wage subsidies, job creation partner- ships, paid and unpaid work experience. Connections to Employers and Community Planning,Workshops and Training • assistance with employment plans and career assessments. • range of workshops, training support and apprenticeship programs. Staffed Resource Area • equipped with computers, internet, scanners, copiers, phones/faxes. • information and staff to assist

16,680 resource room visits recorded for 2014-2015

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1350 new clients; one-to-one support > 4500 adults and children participate in Family Resource Programs 1356 clients employed more than 6 months since WESC opened in 2012

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