Care Pathways
Applications are now closed


During COVID-19, we are providing services by phone, email and online. The best way to reach us is at 604.254.9626 or via email at

About this program

Care Pathways is a FREE program that provides visible minority newcomer women with an alternative pathway to a career in the Senior Health Care sector.

This program will provide training and support to succeed in entry-level jobs in senior care (i.e. dietary aides and housekeepers).

Program benefits

  • First Aid, Workplace Safety, Food Safety, WHMIS Certification
  • Intercultural, Diversity and Inclusion Coaching
  • Occupation-Based Essential Skills Training
  • Occupation-Specific Language Coaching
  • PAID work experience
  • 3 months of one-on-one support during the work experience
  • Up to 6 months of follow up support
  • Transportation allowance during the work experience

Eligibility requirements

  • Identify as visible minority newcomer women
  • Permanent Resident or confirmed Refugee status
  • CLB 5 or 6 (or equivalent)
  • Interested in an entry-level position working in senior care
  • High school diploma or bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent health and able to perform a physically demanding job
  • Full-time availability

Information Sessions

Applications for Cohort 3 are now closed. If you have any questions regarding the program, please email:

Contact Information

Location: 5575 Boundary Rd, Vancouver BC

Phone: 604.254.9626

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Funded by IRCC