Red Deer - Downtown Programs

  • Early Learning and Child Care Program

    This training program is 18 weeks long and allows the participants to receive their Child Development Assistant certification and 380 hours towards Child Development Worker certification. 5 week practicum, child first aid and criminal record checks are also included in this program. For more information, call 403-346-8599

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  • Youth Links/National Work Experience (WE)

    Youth Links/National Work Experience (WE) is designed for youth aged 15-30 to overcome barriers in finding employment. Participants will complete 12 weeks of paid work experience to develop their job based skills while receiving one-on-one job coaching throughout the program. Employers receive a wage subsidy for the term of the program based employment and participants receive the necessary job skills to be successful going forward in their working life. Participants receive a $500 bonus upon successful completion of Youth Links.

    Regular intake sessions occur weekly on Wednesday between 1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Staff meet with people, one-on-one, on a first come, first serve basis. You will be able to discuss the program and see if it is right for you, and make a plan.

    New groups start every 4 weeks. There is a one week assessment prior to acceptance into Program. For more information, call 403-346-8599

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