Employment & Training Programs will tentatively reopen offices beginning as of March 1, 2022

Our employment, settlement, language and skills training services for job seekers, newcomer women, employers and community partners will gradually reopen offices for pre-booked, in-person services tentatively beginning March 1, 2022. We continue to offer online services by connecting with clients over the phone, via email or on Zoom. Please check the Employment and Training page for more information.

Please take care of yourselves and each other. Thank you. 

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I am a newcomer or refugee

YWCA Toronto helps women find work and get settled in their new home. In an all-women environment, we offer employment services, no-cost English classes and settlement support to women and girls who are new to Canada.

Nous n’offrons aucun service en français.  Pour des informations ou des services en français, veuillez consultez le site Web d’IRCC au https://www.cic.gc.ca/francais/nouveaux/services/index.asp

Related Programs

Settlement Services 

Find out more about our programs for newcomers.

English Classes 

We offer free english classes for women.

SmartSaver and You 

SmartSaver is a non-profit community project.

Entrepreneurial Skills for Home Based Businesses 

Learn what it takes to set up a home-based business.


“I have learned so much from YWCA Toronto’s ELSD class. It has given me confidence to do things by myself.”

Ebissie D.

English Language Skills Development