SkillsPEI offers programs and services for job seekers, employers, and organizations. SkillsPEI provides assistance to unemployed individuals who are eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) and individuals who are non-EI eligible to prepare for and find employment.
Programs for job seekers: Training PEI, Career Connect, Employ PEI, Self Employ PEI, Work Experience PEI, Graduate Mentorship program
Programs for older workers: Passport to Employment
Programs for employers: Employ PEI, Workplace Skills Training, Graduate Mentorship program
Visit the SkillsPEI website at www.skillsPEI.com or call SkillsPEI’s General Inquiries Line at 1-877-491-4766 or visit one of the offices below:
Atlantic Technology Centre: Suite 212, Charlottetown | 902-368-6290
Provincial Building: Montague| 902-838-0674
Future Tech West: O’Leary | 902-859-8898
Access PEI: Summerside| 902-438-4151
Access PEI: Wellington Outreach Site
Access PEI: Souris Outreach Site| 15 Green Street, Souris
Funded by the Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture through the Canada-PEI labour market agreements.
WCB Grant Program
A Grant Program is now available through the Workers Compensation Board. The Program will provide financial supports to help fund innovative workplace solutions and training and educational opportunities for Island employers and workers.
“Enhancing PEI’s workplace safety culture and improving return to work outcomes are two strategic priorities that are emphasized within this program, and it will be rewarding to see how the grants will impact the health and safety of workers and employers of PEI,” said WCB Chair Stuart Affleck.
Organizations can apply for funding under two streams: Workplace Innovation, and Training and Education.
For all the details, click here.
The Law Foundation of PEI
The Law Foundation of PEI has an annual funding grant for community organizations. This grant supports ideas for projects that provide legal education or improve access to justice on PEI.
For further details on projects that are eligible and to obtain an application package, contact the Executive Director, Sheila Lund MacDonald at [email protected].ca .
Community Foundation of PEI
Each year, through the generosity of various donors, the Community Foundation of PEI (CFPEI) is able to provide community grants for various causes throughout the Island. The Community Grants program helps make PEI an even greater place to live for everyone by attempting to strengthen all parts of the charitable sector and/or engaging citizens in building their communities.
Note: the list of awards changes at any given time (i.e.: new guidelines for existing awards or addition of new awards).
View the list here
For more information on Community Foundation of PEI, call 902-892-3440 or visit www.cfpei.ca
United Way of PEI Funding Opportunities
The United Way of PEI has a Community Investment Program with a focus on children, youth and their families who are living in, or at risk of living in, poverty. See the list of current recipients below:
COVID-19 has had an impact on many people who were already vulnerable are facing major disruptions and new risks. The United Way of PEI created the following funds to help Islanders through this pandemic:
For further information, please contact United Way of PEI at 902-894-8202 or 1-877-902-4438 or email [email protected].