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Programs & Services

YWCA Believe

YWCA Believe is a free employment program for self-identified gender-diverse or 2SLGBTQIA+ newcomers and refugees. 

  • One-to-one coaching career support 
  • Workshops covering Resume and Cover Letter Development, Interview Skills, and Outness in the Workplace
  • Transportation and childcare support for eligible participants
  • Referral to community partners
  • Wraparound Services available 

Self-identified gender-diverse or 2SLGBTQIA+ newcomers who are also one of the below:

  • A Permanent Resident in Canada
  • Convention Refugee or Protected Person
  • Ukrainian temporary residents

  • Temporary Foreign Worker with work permit under s.112 of the IRPR
  • Live-in Caregivers (except language training)


Next start date: September 5, 2023

Register now


If you have any accessibility needs, please contact us to discuss accommodation. 

YWCA Believe
535 Hornby Street - 4th floor, Vancouver, BC 


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