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We contract our services as project managers and consultants in three areas of expertise: women focused programs, employment services and life skills training.

Services are provided by the Skills Development Centre (SDC), a YWCA Toronto initiative committed to creating sustainable economic development for women, organizations, individuals and communities. We welcome partnership opportunities and invite you to discover what YWCA Toronto can do for you and your organization.

What does this service offer?

Women Focused Programs
We’ve created distinct service models that meet the personal and professional needs of women-centered programs and services. We specialize in services for women who have experienced or are at risk of violence in their lives.

Employment Services
Whether career development, job search strategies, self-marketing for employment, job maintenance or case management, we can design, implement and monitor employment and career programs and services.

Life Skills: Training, Coaching and Facilitating Services
YWCA Toronto is a national training centre for Life Skills Coaches and the publisher of Life Skills resources. We’ve been training community leaders, coaches and facilitators since 1974. We can assist with Life Skills curriculum design and delivery that is targeted to the needs of your client groups.

Who is this service for?

Individuals, teams, business and organizations in the public, corporate and non-profit sectors.

Who do I contact?

Lea Rideout, Program Administrator 
416.269.0091 x270


Skills Development Centre
Employer Recognition
Workforce Development
Life Skills Coaching
Customized Training

Moving on to Success 
Employment Focus 
Women's Employment Centre
YWCA JUMP (settlement support)