Take a Step
Bridging the Gap provides a safe, caring environment for women, offering support on the way to entering or re-entering the workforce. The program supports women who have experienced abuse & are seeking to (re-)enter the workforce.
Through our 14-week program, our staff will walk alongside participants to develop new skills and tools to gain independence, address the impacts of their abuse and grow their self-confidence.
The program typically runs Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Program intake happens in September, and November, keep your eye out for upcoming intake details.
Through the 14 weeks, you will gain:
An Understanding of You: Your Skills, Interests, Abilities, and Values
Mindfulness Training for Self-care | Skills for Finding and Keeping a Job
Skills Training through UFV to Open New Opportunities | Career Possibilities
Personal Growth and Healing Workshops include:
Setting Boundaries | Building Healthy Relationships | Problem-Solving
Effective Communication | Self-Esteem | Addiction Awareness
Understanding Anger & Conflict | Positive Attitudes & Behaviors
Budgeting Skills | Goal Setting
Supports While You are in the Program:
Training Allowance | Child Care Top-up | Transportation | Clothing
Personal Coaching | Referrals for Free 1-on-1 Counselling
In partnership with SARA for Women, Sardis Doorway, and Wilma’s Transition Society
With the support of the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce, and Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce
The Bridging the Gap program is currently not accepting applications.
T: 604-859-6790 (Abbotsford)
T: 604-402-9108 (Chilliwack)