WorkBC

Single dad moves from assistance to well-paid work

February 10, 2017

Donald is a highly ambitious man in his early 60s. He is a single dad of two beautiful children with almost 10 years of experience in trades, mostly self-employed to have better control over time for family. Unfortunately this did not work out and he had to seek support from BC Income Assistance (welfare).

WHALLEY WORKBC STORY: ANIMATOR’S DREAM COME TRUE

February 19, 2016

“Thank you again for your support and hard work to make this happen” – Stephen Sowinsky

Stephen moved from Montreal in 2009 with a big dream of being an animator and graphic designer. Being from out of town, Stephen was far away from his loving and supportive family and in a foreign place where he had no social connections or network in place. He had a diploma in Fine Arts and a degree in Art Education but could only land temporary warehouse jobs for four years before deciding to seek help.