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Women's Centre of Halton (The)

Site: Oakville

Service: Employment Services

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
The Women's Centre of Halton has suspended all in-person interaction. All workshops, in-person peer support, legal clinics and tax clinic have been suspended indefinitely. 
 
Peer support continues to be offered via telephone - please call 905-847-5520
Contact Information
Office Phone Office Line 905-847-9104; 
Support Line 905-847-5520
E-Mail hello@womenscentrehalton.com
Website thewomenscentreofhalton.com/services/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WomensCentreHalton/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/womenscentrehalton/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/company/womenscentrehalton
Primary Contact Amanda Galbraith, Operations Manager; Phone: 905-847-9104; Email: hello@womenscentrehalton.com
Volunteer Coordinator Simona Rosenblood, Volunteer Coordinator/Employment Coach; Email: simona@womenscentrehalton.com
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Primary Executive Kate Holmes, Executive Director; Phone: 905-847-9104; Email: kate@womenscentrehalton.com
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community & Social Services (MCCSS) ; Grants ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)  
 
The Women's Centre of Halton has suspended all in-person interaction. All workshops, in-person peer support, legal clinics and tax clinic have been suspended indefinitely.  
 
Peer support continues to be offered via telephone - please call 905-847-5520 
 
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Employment Services teach 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 
 
Group workshops and individual coaching available. 
 
* five week series offered five times yearly * call for information
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu 10 am-3 pm 
* by appointment only
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Women
Application Call for registration and information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available with 24 hour notice
Fees None
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
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Career Counselling ; Job Search Support / Training
Service Categories Career Counselling ~ Women ; Prejob Guidance ~ Women

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