Ministry of Labour and Immigration

Government of Alberta - Self - Employment Program


Description
Offers self - employment training to participate in the labour market.

Service offers:

  • self - employment training to participate in the labour market designed for Albertans who are unemployed

Includes:

  • instruction in business plan development
  • one - on - one business counselling
  • coaching, guidance, and follow - up before the start up of a personal business

Typically, assistance for training and living costs will be available for up to 26 weeks. Program availability varies by region.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Albertans
  • who are unemployed
  • with a viable idea for starting or taking over a business
  • and with demonstrated personal commitment (cash or capital) toward the business plan
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • call Alberta Supports Contact Centre for program availability
  • visit website for list of Alberta Supports Centres

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a wait list.


Toll Free
1-877-644-9992 (Alberta Supports Contact Centre)
Web Site
http://www.alberta.ca/employment-training-services-directory.aspx
Languages
Tele-Interpreter / Language Lines
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Last Updated On
January 25, 2019
Hours of Operation
Mon
07:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Tue
07:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Wed
07:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Thu
07:30 AM - 08:00 PM
Fri
07:30 AM - 08:00 PM