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Manitoba spends over $292,000 on employment program support in Thompson |


Manitoba is spending over $292,000 on employment program assist in Thompson, households minister Rochelle Squires introduced Monday.

The cash goes in direction of two applications designed to assist Thompson and district residents who’re on employment and revenue help (EIA) discover employment.

“Our authorities is dedicated to modernizing EIA to make sure that purchasers, particularly these farther from labour markets, are absolutely supported on a transparent pathway towards higher independence and extra fulfilling lives,” stated Squires.

“These applications, the primary of their sort to be delivered in Thompson, will present client-centric, culturally delicate programming that can assist purchasers acquire employment and develop self-sufficiency.”

The 2 applications being supported are YWCA Development Help Providers and FireSpirit Inc.

“The YWCA Thompson is honoured to enter into this partnership and obtain funding that can additional assist northern purchasers of their journey to independence. This pilot challenge, Development Providers, displays our philosophy of offering particular person wrap-around providers in a responsive, related and respectful framework,” stated Kim Hickes, govt director, YWCA Thompson.

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“Working with purchasers hand in hand to deal with challenges, navigate programs and assist psychological wellness is vital to a shopper’s success in reaching their targets.”

The province is offering $150,000 to the YMCA for this program which is able to assist enhance the employability of as much as 200 EIA individuals.

The province can even present a $142,600 one-time grant to FireSpirit Inc. to implement and ship the Belonging to Employment Program in a 12-month pilot.

The First Nation-owned firm works to construct human assets and supply employment providers to Indigenous and northern communities.

By way of the Journey to Independence fund non-profit organizations and registered charities can apply on-line for short-term grants of as much as $300,000 till Oct. 24

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