How to Apply


To be eligible for Taking Charge!, participants must be:

  • Single parents who want to achieve self-sufficiency and take charge of their lives, or
  • Women entering or re-entering the labour market. 

If the applicant is receiving Employment & Income Assistance benefits, a referral from their Case Coordinator is mandatory.

General Orientation

Information sessions are held on a regular basis. Child care can be provided. Please call 925-1100 to register.

Assessment Meeting

After general orientation session, participants will meet with an Employment Facilitator to begin the intake and assessment process.

Participants work closely with an Employment Facilitator to identify skills, interests and abilities towards self-improvement and self sufficiency.

Hours of Operation

Taking Charge! is open to participants, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

276 Colony Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 1W3
Phone: 204-925-1100
Fax: 204-925-1105