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Introduction

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 The "True Self - Debwewendizwin" Program offers women an opportunity to discover their true strengths and abilities, to work within a safe environment and to develop an individualized plan of growth.

The goal of the project is to support participants from the early stages of self discovery through training, postsecondary education, trades training or employment placement.

By building a collaborative model, "True Self - Debwewendizwin" will offer a smooth transition, with ongoing support for Participants from one level of service to the next.

True Self – Debwewendizwin, delivers a 200hrs training program incorporating an ABC approach to healing your life; Participants learn about themselves, the effects of abuse, stress management techniques, interview and job search strategies, access local job market information, implement Training/Education and Employment action plans, and connect with potential employers, colleges or universities.  It offers women who are survivors of abuse, in abusive situations or are at risk of abuse a holistic approach to employment/training supports moving toward economic independence. 
 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a woman 16 years of age or older, at risk of or a survivor of domestic violence
  • Must have a fixed address or reside in a women's shelter within the District of Nipissing
  • Employed, unemployed, or underemployed
  • Financial Subsidies are determined according to need by the “True Self - Debwewendizwin” team, upon completion and review of participant intake, and assessment.
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