Single Parent Employment Initiative

Designed for single parents on income or disability assistance, this new program offers the following features:

  • Up to 12 months of funded training for in-demand jobs or a paid work experience
  • Continued receipt of income assistance for up to 12 months while participating in approved training
  • Child care costs covered while participating in the program and throughout the first year of employment
  • Transit costs to and from school
  • Health supplement coverage for a full year after you start working


To be eligible for this initiative, you must meet two main conditions:

  • a Single Parent
  • receiving Income Assistance or Disability Assistance (for a minimum of 3 months)

(Note: there are several steps involved in confirming eligibility and selecting the appropriate training for the Single Parent Employment Initiative)

To get the process started, contact Avia Employment Services at 1-855-201-AVIA (2842) or email for more information.

If you’re an Avia client already contact your Case Manager TODAY.

This new program could be your gateway to a great job and a better life for you and your family!