Niagara Womens Enterprise Centre
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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.


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TESTIMONIALS

  • 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)
  • "For years I never knew my purpose, and what I could give back to my community. It was hearing from the instructors and other women that made me see that I was important. Getting the knowledge and strength from other women was esteem building. They gave me the confidence I needed to go out and get the job I not only wanted, but deserved."
    Jessie P (Dietary Server Program)
  • "I don’t believe I would be working if not for the tremendous support I received from NWEC. Within 6 weeks of the program ending, I was employed. The skills gained from NWEC will be critical in my success in my new role."
    Lynn (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 loved this course! So many great speakers and wonderful classes. The whole course was amazing and I learned so much and completed many certifications. It was such a great experience and I would definitely recommend it."
    Julie (Professional Server Program)