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STRIDE for Older Workers

Supporting older workers to achieve sustainable employment

Skills Training Results in Directed Education / Employment (STRIDE)

We support older workers to achieve sustainable employment through skills training and employment supports.

STRIDE is designed to help clients make informed career decisions and explore occupations best suited to their strengths, interests, and transferable skills.

Older workers have a wealth of knowledge and experience; STRIDE helps them gain valuable skill enhancement through workshops and work experience leading to sustainable employment.

People We Help

  • Unemployed or under-employed adults over 55 living in the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford, Langley, Chilliwack, and Mission)

To Access STRIDE

  • Please contact us to see if you’re eligible for services.

Testimonial

John shares how the (STRIDE) program is helping him rejoin the workforce after being unemployed since the beginning of COVID.
Through workshops and individual help, he’s learning job searching skills, how to tailor his resume, and emphasize his transferrable skills.
If you are over 55 and looking for career help, you can sign up for the next STRIDE session. Contact them today.

Next Class Starting September 27

Classes run M – Th 9am – 2pm
Contact us today for details & registration!

Did You Know?

While the STRIDE program started in 2019, Archway has been providing services to the community since 1969.

Office Hours

9:00am – 4:30pm
Monday – Friday

Address

Summit Centre
2nd Floor, 3600 Townline Road
Abbotsford, BC V2T 5W8

In Partnership With:

STRIDE is funded by the Province of British Columbia.

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