Helping Women Build Skills and Get Jobs

The Women’s Economic Security Program is empowering women with the skills they need to join the workforce and help build Ontario together.

This year, our government is investing $5.5 million to expand and increase training opportunities in the program’s four streams: the skilled trades, entrepreneurship, information technology and general employment.

To help remove barriers to participating, the training programs also include additional supports such as providing meals throughout the training day, transportation to and from training, and support in finding child care and other wraparound services.

Women interested in the program can visit The call for applications for eligible service providers looking to deliver the program is also open now until January 26th at

Investing in the Women’s Economic Security Program is one more way Ontario is removing barriers so more women can excel as entrepreneurs, in leadership roles, and in jobs where they are underrepresented like the skilled trades and STEM fields.