The skill exchange program offers skill-building programs to clients that seek to enhance their lives. The objective of the program: is to create the space for women to share their skills with one another; exchange skills with community partners; and reduce social isolation by increasing their social networks. The skill exchange workshops focus on; food safety, nutrition, sexual health, budgeting, home repair, job readiness skills, and more. The program also helps women cope with stress by concentrating on self-esteem, relaxation and self-defense.
The counsellor offers one-on-one consultation specific to each woman’s needs and challenges. The program focuses on problem solving and connects clients to valuable community resources.