The Women's Centre of Halton

Site: Oakville - Rebecca St

Service: Employment Network

Contact Information
Office Phone Registration 905-847-5520
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Primary Contact Coordinator of Services; Phone: 905-847-9104
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
South Oakville Centre (formerly Hopedale Mall)
1515 Rebecca St, 2nd Flr, Suite 229
Oakville, ON L6L 5G8
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Intersection Third Line and Rebecca St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Womens Centre
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Primary Executive Martha Barragan, Executive Director; Phone: 905-847-9104
Funding Provincial - Ontario Women's Directorate ; Grants - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Employment Network teaches a variety of skills in a woman-centred environment.  
* personal skills assessments 
* unique approach to barriers that are faced by women entering the work force, tailored to specific needs 
* explore educational opportunities or career advancement 
* explore job markets, target appropriate organizations 
* learn to self-promote 
* teaches resume/cover letter writing  
* job searching, interviewing and networking skills  
* networking, self-marketing 
* write sample thank you letters, follow up calls scripts 
* attend information sessions/career fairs 
* explore self-employment options 
* five week series offered five times yearly * call for information
Hours * Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-3 pm  
* Mon evening 6 pm-8:30 pm  
* Sat 10 am-12 noon, Sep-Jun  
* additional hours for support groups, workshops & courses
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application call for registration and information
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Prejob Guidance ~ Women
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