Women

Women Services

Investing in Women’s Futures

What We Do

Through the Investing in Women's Futures (IWF) program, we deliver flexible programs and services to address the needs of immigrant and newcomer women in the Windsor-Essex community. The program priorities activities that promote:

1. Prevention of violence against women
2. Economic security for women

Program Offers:

Through the Investing in Women's Futures (IWF), we deliver creative and flexible programs and services to address the immigrant and newcomer women in the Windsor-Essex community.

Violence Against Women Counselling & Support - counselling, worshops, information sessions

Navigating Systems Support - assistance with matters pertaining to law, housing, financial supports, housing, health, etc

Pre-Employment Training - Identify career goals, create job plan, prepare resume, develop interview skills

Computer Skills Development Training - Microsost Word & Excel, Internet, Email, Social Media, Typing

Life Skills Training - knitting, crochet, English communication circles

More Detail

Life Skills/Computer Training

  • Basic Computer Training - Microsoft word 2010
  • Intermediate Computer Training - Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint 2010
  • Intro to Internet , E-mail, and Google Applications
  • Resume and Cover Letter development
  • Pre-employment Skills
  • Typing
  • Social media
  • Job searching
  • WHMIS
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Stress Management
  • Women’s Rights, Health and Safety
  • Support Counselling
  • Communications
  • Networking

Eligibility

  • All women of ANY status
  • Minimum language ability: CLB 3+
  • No computer knowledge required for basic training

Basic Computer & Life Skills Training (6 weeks)

April 10, 2017 - May 19, 2017

July 24, 2017 - September 1, 2017

October 30, 2017 - December 1, 2017

Intermediate Computer Program (7 weeks)

May 29, 2017 - July 14, 2017

September 11, 2017 - October 20, 2017

December 11, 2017 - January 19, 2018

January 29, 2018 - March 9, 2018

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