How do I find life skills programs near me?
Here are some of our favourites:
In the Lower Mainland
Aunt Leah's Essential Skills Program teaches practical skills through workshops. It's mostly for youth under 19, but all are welcome.
SOS BC Transitions to Adulthood provides one-to-one support for young adults under 25, with a focus on life skills, training, and leadership.
The YWCA Strive Program helps former youth in care under 25 build life and job skills.
All over BC
BladeRunners helps youth and young adults around BC gain life skills, job training and certification.
Get Youth Working includes about a month of classroom training and another month of on-the-job training. There are locations around BC.
BC 2-1-1 is a great way to find programs in your area. Use these search words:
- Life skills
- Job training
- Skills training
- Job readiness
If you live in the Lower Mainland, you can text 2-1-1 every afternoon between 3:30 – 11pm. Get up-to-date resources sent to your phone.