Immigrant Women Integration Program (IWIP)
The Immigrant Women Integration Program (IWIP) is an intensive leadership development opportunity for immigrant woman who want to pursue any of the following goal paths: post-secondary education, increased employability, or independence.
Skills enhanced within the program include self-confidence, advocacy, civic engagement, organizational, analytical, and presentation skills. Learning is a blend of virtual in-class and independent learning.
The program creates a welcoming environment and promotes mental wellness within communities.
Location: Virtual and In-class (In-class for Standard First Aid & CPR course only)
Length: 3 months, 22 hours per package, March to May 2022
Curriculum: For a detailed overview of the courses offered. Please visit Program Curriculum.
- Immigrant woman living in Canada for at least 1 year.
- Minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark 6 in all areas
- Interest in being a community leader
- Intermediate computer skills
- Interest in supporting community change
- Mental Health First Aid
- De-Escalating Potentially Violent Situations
- First Aid & CPR
Each individual can only sign up for one of the two packages offered.
Hours Total: 22
Hours Total: 22
Mental Health First Aid
Duration: 9:00am to 5:00pm for 2 days Facilitator: Mental Health First Aid Canada
De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations
Duration: 3 sessions, 2 hours each Facilitator: Mahlikah Awe:ri (CL&D)
Duration: 4 (four) 90 minute sessions Facilitator: Mahlikah Awe:ri (CL&D)
Standard First Aid & CPR
Duration: 10:00am to 6:00pm for 2 days Facilitator: Toronto CPR
Note: Course offerings are adjusted and updated each year, and courses listed above may differ from the next cohort.
How to Apply?
We are currently accepting online applications for the 2022 academic term. The application window will close on February 28, 2022. In order to apply please visit:
For general inquires please contact us at:
Phone: 647-493-2462 press 1 for Programs & Registration
Click here to see a description of the previous version of the program.