** Most Schools have Councillors or Financial Aide officers to assist you ** 

**It is also a good idea to speak to your local employment agency to see what types of funding you may qualify for **

ONTARIO
Have you been laid off and collected employment Insurance?

You may be eligible for funding through the second careers program offered through the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities .Funding amounts vary with each individuals situation and you will need to get in contact with your local employment agency to find out more

http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/

http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/secondcareer/

Do you have a disability?

You may be eligible for funding through Ontario March of Dimes www.marchofdimes.ca

 

Under the Age of 30?

Individuals between the ages of 15 and 30 may qualify for a grant through the Skills Link program

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/epb/yi/yep/newprog/skillslink.shtml . You can contact your local employment agency or Service Canada to find out more

Between the ages of 55 and 64?

The Target Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW) program is available in certain communities across Ontario for unemployed individuals. For more information visit http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/jobs/older_workers/index.shtml

Were you active in the Canadian Forces?

Canvet: http://www.canvetservices.com/index-eg.html is an option for individuals who have been injured during their service

For individuals who have completed their service, funding may be available through SISIP www.cfpsa.com/en/aboutus/sisipfs/pages/default.aspx

Do you have status through a First Nation or Metis?

Contact your local band office to see if there are funding dollars available to you

Funding may be available through the Metis Nation of Ontario http://www.metisnation.org/

Are you an immigrant to Canada?

The Maytree Foundation http://maytree.com/ may have options that help you towards your goal of becoming employed in the transportation or construction industry

OTHER RESOURCES

Microskills Women in Transportation Program

http://www.microskills.ca/women-in-transportation/

~ Most school’s have advisor’s to help you with funding solutions ~

ATLANTIC CANADA

Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic
Phone : 1-877-858-1908
http://thrsc.com/

WESTERN CANADA

Do you have status through a First Nation or Metis?

Contact your local band office to see if there are funding dollars available to you
Funding may be available through Oteenow http://oteenow.com/

BRITISH COLUMBIA 
Currently there is funding available for displaced forestry workers, see community development trust online. http://www.cd.gov.bc.ca/cdt

 

OTHER RESOURCES

Women Building Futures
http://www.womenbuildingfutures.com/

Alberta Learning Information Services
http://alis.alberta.ca/ec/cp/cs/abcareer.html#lmiclocations

Work BC
https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/WorkBC-Centres/Find-your-WorkBC-Employment-Services-Centre-(1).aspx

MANITOBA

MPI ENTRY LEVEL PROFESSIONAL TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM

Who should apply
Anyone who wants a more rewarding career, is just entering the workforce or is looking for a second career after retirement should consider professional truck driving.
To qualify, you must:
-be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Canadian Resident living in Manitoba
-be 18 or older, if driving only in Canada
-be 21 or older and meet medical requirements, if driving in the U.S.
-have a valid Manitoba Class 1 Learner’s Licence
-not qualify for other help with your tuition (such as from a government, disability or benefit plan)
https://www.trucking.mb.ca/mpi-entry-level-professional-truck-driver-training-program/

For further Information on this program please contact :
Entry Level Professional Truck Driver Training Program
Attn: Program Administrator
25 Bunting Street
Winnipeg, MB R2X 2P5
PH: 204-632-6600 Toll Free: 1-866-820-1317
Fax: 204-694-7134

CANADA : Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)

The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw amounts from your registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to finance full-time training or education for you or your spouse or common-law partner. You cannot participate in the LLP to finance your children’s training or education, or the training or education of your spouse’s or common-law partner’s children.
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/tpcs/rrsp-reer/llp-reep/menu-eng.html

Not eligible for any government grants or funding?

Student Loan
Student Line of Credit