Niagara Womens Enterprise Centre
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Celebrating Our Achievements!

Empowering women across Niagara since 1999. 

Are you ready to meet your employment goals?

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About Niagara Women's Enterprise Center

About NWEC

Providing employment supports, programs and services to women across Niagara.

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NWEC Programs

Programs

Programs run throughout the year and are usually offered in Welland, St. Catharines or Niagara Falls.

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Are you Eligible

Are You Eligible?

Are you an unemployed or underemployed female, 19 yrs or older and seeking employment?

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Become a Partner

Find out how you, your organization or business, can partner with us to support the activities of NWEC.

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Niagara Women's Enterprise Centre

Two women sitting on a window sill talking to eachother.  One woman is holding a laptopNiagara Women's Enterprise Centre is a community based, charitable organization providing employment and self employment supports and services to women in the Niagara Region.

We provide interest assessments and programs that are designed to allow participants to upgrade their education or learn new, in demand skills through professional instruction and work placement.

As a program under Niagara Peninsula Homes, we have personal and professional community support services that are also available to help participants succeed in reaching their employment goals.

We help to take down the barriers to employment.


Become a participant or partner and help us - Celebrate Our Achievements!


TESTIMONIALS

  • I went back to school at NWEC from September to November of 2020. I enrolled in the Computer Technology Career Launch Program at 54 Years of age. I was scared at first, but as I started to learn my fears diminished. My instructors were very patient and supportive of me and genuinely cared about me and the other women. I learned about Windows 10, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, And PowerPoint. We also touched on graphic arts (Canva) and coding with some Code Pink. I was taught to put together a proper Resume and participated in a Mock Interview, this showed me where I needed improvement and it helped me to gain confidence in my abilities.
    Michelle N. (Computer Technology Launch Program)
  • The virtual assistant program was a great steppingstone to help me organize and figure out which of my talents and skills I can utilize when starting my own business as a V.A. (Virtual Assistant). Having the templates and resources that the program provided helped me set up my business. NWEC's ongoing support of women entrepreneurs is another amazing resource. I don't know if I would be as successful in my business if it were not for this program and NWEC!
    Melissa M. (Virtual Assistant Program)
  • "I am currently working at Accenture that NWEC helped me get full time work at! In September I will be starting Niagara College full time in the office Administration –Health Service Program. Sometimes I can hardly believe the changes in me, 49 years after graduating from high school, I am finally going to College! It’s never too late."
    Jackie (Computer Technology Launch Program)
  • When I took the Code Pink program, I felt a little overwhelmed at the idea of learning coding. Once I was in the class, the instructor was knowledgeable, and went at a pace that allowed us to ask questions and provided help when needed. The class had a great pace for beginners, and I found it fun to create my webpage and edit it and make updates in real time.
    Melissa M. (Code Pink Program)
  • "A big weight was lifted from my shoulders, knowing that after all the knowledge I learned during the 3 weeks, I can finally get back on my feet and be more confident in starting a new route in my life."
    Suzanne M (Dietary Server Program)