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We are fundamentally collaborative.  We work within dynamic communities in partnership with local organizations, agencies, educational institutions, First Nations and government departments. Together we build programs and services to support local women to build their skills and to succeed in trades and technology programs and workplaces. 

From the beginning, the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) has acted as a strategic partner, working with us to build the Women Unlimited model.  NSCC provides dedicated space at their campuses, as well as significant resources and expertise.  The number of diverse female students enrolled in the NSCC School of Trades and Technology has more than doubled since Women Unlimited began.  This is good news for NSCC, for women, for families, for our communities and our economy!

There are so many champions in our communities who support our programs … we can’t thank you enough! 

You support us by:
• Hosting information sessions and promoting our programs
• Referring women to Women Unlimited
• Facilitating workshops
• Problem solving issues to address challenges women may face
• Providing resources and expertise
• Providing financial resources
• Participating in events
• And celebrating women’s accomplishments!

Our Community Partners …  Inclusive, Diverse, Dedicated

Aboriginal Peoples Training & Employment Commission (APTEC)
Acadia First Nation
Adsum Centre
Akoma Family Centre
Ann Terry Women’s Employment Project
Association of Black Social Workers
Black Business Initiative
Black Educators Association
Bridgewater Development Association
Bryony House
Canadian Cancer Society, Relay for Life
Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades & Technology
Canadian Women’s Foundation
Cape Breton Interagency on Family Violence
Cape Breton Partnership
Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board Adult Day School
Capital Health
Career and Job Counselling Centre
Chebucto Family Centre
Chester Career Resource Centre
Dress for Success
Employment Nova Scotia
Employment Solutions
Every Woman’s Centre
Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia
Harbour House
Hypatia Association
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
Job Depot
Job Junction
Job Search Services Marguerite Centre
MetroWorks

Mi'kmaq Native Friendship Centre
Native Council of Nova Scotia
New Waterford Employment Resource Centre
Northside Employment and Resource Centre
Nova Scotia Aboriginal Employment Partnership
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
Nova Scotia Department of Community Services
Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education
Nova Scotia Office of African Nova Scotia Affairs
NSCC Akerley Campus
NSCC Institute of Technology Campus
NSCC Lunenburg Campus
NSCC Marconi Campus
NSCC Strait Campus
NSCC Waterfront Campus
Opportunity Place
Phoenix Centre for Youth
Second Story Women’s Centre
Skills Canada Nova Scotia
Status of Women Canada
TEAM Work Cooperative
Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office
WADE
Women’s Employment Outreach (WEO)
YMCA Employment Centre of Dartmouth
YMCA Employment Centre of Halifax
YMCA Lunenburg County
YMCA of Cape Breton
YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth
YWCA Halifax

 

Women Unlimited changes peoples’ lives. To see women go from having no sense of direction or hope to being confident in their abilities and start a new life is like seeing a caterpillar blossom into a beautiful butterfly. Many of my clients have been told over and over that they can’t succeed. For them to be in a situation where they are told they CAN succeed changes everything. They become confident in themselves and that they CAN do something.
~ Employment Support Services Supervisor




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