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

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.

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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