The following is information for people who are attending or planning to attend a Líl̓wat Nation Empolyment and Training program.
Living Allowance, Tuition, Books and Supplies
Living allowances are only provided when clients are in school or in training on a full-time basis, living allowances will continue in the Fall when clients return to school or return to training. The last Living Allowances were sent out March 25, for the month of April.
Living allowances will start again August 25 for September, the start of Fall for those continuing or starting post-secondary school or training. All tuition, books, tools and supplies are only funded while clients are in school or in training. Off reserve community members can request support from the Employment and Training office closest to you, LEAT can direct you to the appropriate office if needed.
Employment and Training Supports
Líl̓wat Employment and Training (LEAT) is available via email or phone for those that require support with the following:
- Resume and cover letter update, print and electronic copy
- Job search skills
- Interview skills
- Job opportunities update
While it’s unknown how long COVID-19 will be around and how we will deliver Employment and Training programs to the community, we are planning for a fall schedule.
Please call Ts̓zil and speak to Telase Pascal to book a phone call appointment for Employment and Training funding applications at 604-894-2300.
Client Contact During the Pandemic
LEAT has been in contact with most clients, and we have reached out by phone and email to ensure they are doing OK with all the changes.
Clients are able to reach buy email to:
Students may also call Ts̓zil at 604-894-2300. Alternative contact methods like Zoom are being explored.
Public Websites and Information for Contacting Service Canada
- Canada Benefits
Canada Benefits includes information regardingEmployment Insurance, pensions, and benefits for housing, education, training, families and people with disabilities.
- Canada’s Economic Response Plan
- Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
- Employment and Social Devlopment Canada – Covid-19:
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Indigenous communities
- Service Canada (Contact Us – E-Services)
- Social Insurance Number online application