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Self-Employment Services

Self-Employment Programs
Do you have the related industry experience, skills and product or service knowledge to start your own business? We can help!
Get entrepreneurial training, knowledge and resources to succeed in self-employment while getting financial assistance.
One-on-one mentoring support services are available to develop your business plan and launch your business
Program Process
PRE-PROGRAM
PLANNING
LAUNCH

Info Session

Orientation Workshop

10 weeks

Business Plan Development

38 weeks

Business Launch and on-site visit

Business Concept Development

Eligibility
If you are a client with Employment Insurance (EI), or a client with disabilities & with/without BC Income Assistance (BCEA), or a Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) , you are eligible to participate in the self-employment program. 
Info Session

If you are eligible and passionate about turning your idea into a profitable venture, please contact WorkBC Richmond to register for a monthly informational session and find out more.

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WorkBC Richmond provided the absolute perfect PUSH & SUPPORT, which offered me everything I needed (no excuses), to succeed. There is no possible way I could have created a successful company without WorkBC Richmond and their support and demand for excellence each step of the way.

Client R.

Who has now started his own business and already providing employment opportunities for others.