May 2017

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Narisem is one of many single moms in our society who are struggling to survive and provide for her child. She was an immigrant and stay home mom for 4 years. Due to severe circumstances she had to move to a Safe House where she spent over 9 months fighting a custody battle and finally getting full custody of her young daughter.

Narisem was facing many barriers to employment alongside... click here for more

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Shanda, single mom of two children celebrates her success and shares her inspiring story.....

 

Not long ago she moved from Quebec facing financial hardship, having access to scarce resources, no family support and being unemployed. She had a Health Care Worker diploma from Quebec but soon found out that this is a regulated profession in BC that requires... click here for more

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Like many other single parents in BC, Nikita was able to benefit through the Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI) of BC. She came to Options-Whalley WorkBC for help in career change and job placement. She was supported all the way by her Employment Counselor and received financial support to complete her Support Worker certification; she got a new resume and also received job development... click here for more