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COVID-19: In general, our programs remain OPEN to provide direct and in-person, or modified (e.g. telephone, video conferencing) services to clients, with some exceptions. Before visiting, please phone, email or otherwise contact that SOURCES office or location in advance to confirm their availability and check their procedures. If possible, please make an appointment (drop-in visits are not recommended).

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Our Services

This program is open and offering virtual services as of March 18, 2020 as part of our efforts to fight COVID-19 and maintain the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, clients and community.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Learn more about SOURCES’ response to COVID-19 here.

The Empowered for Employment – Building Service Worker program is a free 11-week program for Survivors of Domestic Violence to gain skills training and obtain employment in the building service industry.

We provide:

  • FREE Occupational Skills Training provided by Vancouver Community College – Building Service Worker Certificate, SuperHost Customer Service , WHMIS, Occupational First Aid and FOODSAFE
  • Job Preparation workshops, job search strategies, soft skills and workplace expectations
  • Work Practicum
  • Job Search & Placement Assistance

Who is eligible?

  • Survivors of domestic or sexual violence
  • Unemployed or Underemployed
  • Seeking training and employment
  • Resident of BC, Canadian citizen or permanent resident

Start your success story with us!

Training will be provided through a combination of online and on-site/ in-person training. Require access to a computer with camera and microphone, WiFi and basic digital technology skills.

*Participation incentives: loaner laptop, childcare financial support, and up to $700 in completion and employment bonuses!

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Contact Information

Tel: 604-262-4858
5577 153A Street
Surrey
BC
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Hours of Operation

DayTime
Monday – Friday8:30 am – 4:30 pm