Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: Young Women in L.E.A.D. Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-256-6621
Fax 519-256-3963
E-Mail info@westofwindsor.com
Website www.westofwindsor.com
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Primary Contact Joan Simpson, Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-256-6621 ext 295; Email: joan@westofwindsor.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) L.E.A.D program aims to assist young women facing barriers to employment so that they can develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed for employment  
* Participants in this program will complete 8 weeks of full time classes of employability essentials training followed by 10 weeks paid work placement
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-3:30pm
Dates September 9, 2019 to January 10, 2019
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 30 year(s) 
 
Women; Canadian citizen, or permanent resident or protected person as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. 
-legally entitled to work in Canada
Application * Call to schedule an appointment and walk-ins are welcome  
* First-time participants are asked to attend an orientation session  
* Orientation Sessions are held every Monday at 1 pm and Wednesday at 10 am
Languages English ; Other languages available upon request
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. has been serving the Windsor Essex community since 1987.  
* WEST was established in response to the extremely high level of unemployment among women and the difficulties that they experienced when attempting to enter the workforce. 
* WEST is a non-profit agency that provides a range of resources, supports and services to women in Windsor-Essex, to assist them with their settlement, skill development, training and employment needs.
Established 1987
Primary Executive Rose Anguiano Hurst, Executive Director; Phone: ext 222; Email: rose@westofwindsor.com
Alternate Executive Stephanie Lynana, Programs Manager; Phone: ext 227
Funding City / Town - City of Windsor - Social Services Dept ; Provincial - Min of Citizenship (in partnership with Multicultural Council of Windsor/Essex) ; Federal - Canada. Service Canada; Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Fees ; Private - Green Shield Canada ; City / Town - City of Windsor - Social Services Dept ; Provincial - Min of Citizenship (in partnership with Multicultural Council of Windsor/Essex); Federal - Canada. Service Canada; Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Fees ; Private - Green Shield Canada
Elections June
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Herb Gray Centre for Nonprofit Excellence
647 Ouellette Ave, Suite 201
Windsor, ON N9A 4J4
 
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Wyandotte St W
Mailing Address c/o Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. (WEST)
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Crosstown 2 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking (off Pelissier), Automatic entrance (off Pelissier) and Washroom
Other Details
Print Material Course materials, brochures, government forms, web-page

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