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Listed below are employment programs available locally to assist individuals entering the workforce through activities that raise their self-awareness, build employable skills, and encourage career exploration.

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Supported Employment Programs



Do you identify as being on the autism spectrum?

Are you looking for employment in the metro Vancouver area or need some support in your post-secondary studies?

Ready Willing and Able (RWA) can help you navigate the many programs and services in the community. RWA is focused on helping you find the right community agency or service that will help you reach your goals.


Reach out to Maegan O’Neill, Navigator of Youth and Adult Services at or fill out the Compass Questionnaire to get started!

Maegan O’Neill (Navigator of Youth and Adult Services)

Phone: 778.228.7683  |  Email:


Supported Employment Program

Looking for support in navigating your path to paid employment in your community?


ConneXions job coaching will help you increase your confidence and become fully independent at your desired job.

For further information about this program, please contact Tanya Vipond at:

Tanya Vipond (Employment Specialist/Vocational Counsellor)

Phone: 604.875.3791  |  Email:



CMHA of North & West Vancouver

The Canadian Mental Health Association of North & West Vancouver serves the community through employment programs, supportive housing, youth recreation programs, community building peer support groups, and low or no cost counselling. We build community understanding and support for those with mental illness through advocacy, education, training, and research. Our work helps people access the community resources they need to build resilience and supports recovery from mental illness. We also work to eliminate the stigma and shame clouding mental illnesses.

Phone: 604.987.6959  |  Email:



Get Started Today!

Work with an Employment Specialist that will support you to find customized paid employment based on your skills and interest. The employment specialist will provide on the job coaching once you have secured employment. 


To get started, contact Kathy Nyoni at

Kathy Nyoni (Program Manager)

Phone: 604.240.1277 |  Email:

Work BC Centres



Contact your WorkBC Centre to find out what personal supports and services you are eligible to receive. Choose from the services we provide:


  • personal employment planning;

  • group or individual workshops;

  • job search services;

  • skills enhancement services (academic upgrading & training);

  • customized employment and work experience placement;

  • self-employment services;

  • funding supports.

Phone: 604.988.3766  |  Email:

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