One of the biggest accomplishments is being offered an interview for a job that will help you get back on your feet. Although many companies require candidates to be clean and sober for a several years, there are organizations that dedicate their focus to hiring people not in this category. Here are some programs and companies that will help you get started.

"May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands."~Psalm 90:17

Alyson Seale, Associate Professor, Workplace TASK
Phone: 604-702-2621Toll free: 1-888-504-7441, ext. 2621Email: Alyson.Seale@ufv.ca
Or, click here to view the website and even apply!


This program is for people with disabilities who are looking to develop workplace knowledge. This program provides training in attitudes, skills, and knowledge as well as WHIMIS, FoodSafe, Superhost and First Aid certificates. It also provides on the job experience at 3 different employers! This course does have a fee but the Financial Aid services at UFV will help you cover the cost.

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101-2296 McCallum Road Abbotsford, V2S 3P4
Telephone: 604-859-0033 Fax: 604-859-0041Email: riteab@triangleresources.com


A job readiness program! Triangle is a 6 week training program to help with job readiness and build confidence and experience skills while supporting participants in finding a job.

AbbotsfordWorks- Service Counter
Address:103 - 33255 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC.
Phone:(604) 859-4500
Fax:(604) 855-5195
Hours:Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Apollo Multiplex Center
Address:203-3600 Townline Rd.Abbotsford, BCV2T 5W8
Phone: 604-859-7686
Email:Apollo@abbotsfordworks.com Hours of Operation:Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Laurel Street Office
Address:102B-33711 Laurel St. (Enter from Pauline St.)Abbotsford, BCV2S 2G9
Phone: 778-856-4468
Email:info@abbotsfordworks.com Hours of Operation:Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Each of these service centers offer help in finding jobs. From resources, workshops, and one-on-one aid, job searching has never been easier!

Contact Information:
Email Online here
Phone: 604-734-2104
Address:1803 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V5N 1B2
Website: http://www.justwork.ca

Just Work

Just Work is business providing different work opportunities within the community for people who are facing troubles with employment. To learn more about what they offer, click here! Some examples are working in catering or renovation.

Contact Information:
Email Online here
Phone: 604-734-2104
Address:1803 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC V5N 1B2
Website: http://www.justpotters.com/about-us.html

Just Potters

JustPotters is a unique business providing flexible employment opportunities to people facing troubles with employment. Our employees make beautiful, handcrafted ceramics sold locally and online.

Contact Information:
Phone: 604-253-4469
Email: office@mission-possible.ca
659 East Hastings Vancouver, BC V6A 1R2 Canada

Mission Possible

Mission Possible offers multiple oppurtunities to get you involved in the community. Take part in their volunteer work, employment readiness workshops or transitional work program to connect more with the community and get a steady job! For registration and more info contact 604-253-4469 or visit the website here.

Company/Website Contact:
Email:info@govolunteer.caAddress:1183 Melville StreetVancouver, B.C. V6E 2X5

Go Volunteer!

This site provides a list of volunteer opportunities in the community! Click Here to see how you can help your Abbotsford community out!

LIFE Recovery Thrift STore

Want to stay connected with your LIFE Recovery family? Continute volunteering at the Thrift Store! Apply online here.

Contact us:
Email: admin@liferecovery.ca
Phone: 604.855.4440
Address:31550 S Fraser Way #7, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4C6
Hours: 9:30am-4:30pm
Other Contact information:
Address:2420 Montrose AvenueAbbotsford, BCV2S 3S9
Phone: 604.859.7681 Fax: 604.859.6334

Abbotsford Community Services

Visit this site to learn about volunteer opportunites that are offered and apply online! Or, contact the Volunteer Cordinator at 604-859-7681