Strategic Training and Employment Program

Offers training opportunities and employment support for young women and non-binary youth.  

Services include:

  • Up to 6 weeks of one-to-one job preparation support
  • Up to 14 weeks paid job placement
  • Additional supports for retaining employment
  • Occupational Therapy support as required

Certifications may include: 

  • Life Skills
  • Employability Skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Health and Safety
  • Smart Serve
  • Safe Food Handling

This program also offers electrical and general machinist apprenticeships, in partnership with Niagara College. 

Organizations that offer this Service
YWCA Hamilton
Sites that offer this Service
YWCA MacNab Main Location
Hours vary, contact for details
Work: 905-522-9922 x147
Crisis Line Number: 226-458-5693
Website: STEP for Youth Program

75 MacNab St S
Hamilton, ON
L8P 3C1


Program open to young women and non-binary youth

Areas Served
Application Instructions

Contact to register

Erzsebet (Elizabeth) Gatfalvi, Employment Counselor, YWCA STEP Program
Lidia Siino, Employment Counselor, YWCA Hamilton STEP Program
Age Range
15 to 30 years of age
Last Full Update
April 22, 2021