#110 - 198 East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3      Tel. 250.248.3205   Fax. 250.248.4154

We are excited to assist with your return to work search, training and employment. Call us at 250.248.3205.

Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI)

If you are a single parent receiving income or disability assistance (for at least 3 months), you may be eligible for training and support to secure a long-term job through SPEI.

Find out if you qualify for:

  • Up to 12 months of funded training or paid work experience
  • Continued income or disability assistance while in training
  • Child care costs covered during your training or work placement and for the first year of employment
  • Transit costs to and from school
  • Health supplement coverage for a full year after you leave income assistance for employment (this includes dental, optical and premium-free Medical Services Plan and Pharmacare programs)
  • Exemptions for bursaries, grants and scholarships when you are in an approved training program

Schedule an appointment with our BCEA Specialist Employment Consultant, or attend a scheduled SPEI Information Session to learn more.

Career Centre

#110-198 East Island Hwy,
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Fax. 250.248.4154

Mon-Tues 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-6:30pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm