Graduation Ceremony
April 25, 2014

Graduating Class 2014

Graduating Class of 2014!

A group of twenty-six proud graduates received their diplomas at the WSC and Academy of Computer & Employment Skills Graduation Ceremony on April 25, 2014. Fourteen (14) graduates were awarded the Computerized Accounting Diploma, six (6) graduates were awarded the Medical Receptionist Diploma and six (6) graduates were awarded the Office Clerk Diploma.

Guests, staff and volunteers shared in the celebration which took place at the Anne Johnston Health Station. A special thank you to Margaret Cheung and the Anne Johnston Health Station for allowing us the use of their Hall which proved to be an excellent venue for this event.

Heartfelt congratulations go out to all graduates of Working Skills Centre. We wish them every success in their journey. Thank you also to WSC volunteers and staff for your amazing support in making the April 25, 2014 Graduation Ceremony a success. Your hard work, participation in the program, as well as in-kind and financial support is greatly appreciated.

WSC wishes all of its 2013/2014 graduates the best of luck in their future endeavors.

Graduating Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014
Honey Crossley - Dean of Students
Accounting Clerk Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014
Medical Receptionist Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014
Graduating Class 2014

15th Annual Achilles Run Canada

15th Annual Achilles Canada St. Patricks Day Run

Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk:
March 16, 2014


Achilles Run 2014


The Walk/Run was a great success. It was a terribly cold day but the WSC Team (Team Troopers!) were there. If you have made a pledge or still wish to make a donation you can donate by sending a cheque payable to Working Skills Centre, donating cash to the team member you sponsored, donating a cheque or cash to a WSC staff or board representative or visiting online and donating on line. If you use the on-line option your charitable receipt will be sent to you within a week by email.

WSC Mission Statement:

Working Skills Centre (WSC) is an innovative, community-based, non-profit, charitable organization that empowers immigrants, primarily women. Our purpose is to prepare our clients to fully participate in Canadian society by providing education, work experience, and settlement services that ultimately lead to employment.

Achilles Canada Mission:

To empower you, through running or walking to take control of your health, to increase your self-confidence, to become more involved in the mainstream world, and to reach your full potential.

Please tell all your running buddies, friends, co-workers about the 15th annual event which will be the 7th consecutive year that WSC has entered a team.

With your help here is what we have raised in the past:
2007: $3,000
2008: $4,000
2009: $5,000
2010: $8,000
2011: $8,000
2012: $8,000
2013: $10,000
2014: $5,000 To Date
This years challenge and goal is to raise over $12,000!

PLEASE help us achieve our goal!
Any money raised in support of Team WSC goes directly to WSC’s educational programs and services. There are no fees or % given for administration.

Charitable receipts will be issued by WSC for all amounts over $20.00 within 3 weeks of the race date.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Walk/Run and donated to Working Skills Centre.

On behalf of our clients, board, volunteers and staff:

Thank you all for your support!



Playing for Keeps

Funded by the Playing for Keeps Neighborhood Games Toronto Foundation,  all of our P4K events are involved with physical and mental activities that bring community members together, get to know each other, enjoy sharing the skills and talents of different cultures such as dances, songs, board games. You can get involved more with the community by increasing your self-esteem, become more active leaders and live a healthier life, physically and mentally!

Where: Working Skills Centre @ 55 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 703

When: Last Wednesday of Every Month

Hours: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm



For more information, please call Silva:

Phone: 416.703.7770 ext. 211


Playing for Keeps Flyer

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Visit the Playing for Keeps website to see what events are going on in your neighborhood!

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Playing for Keeps 2014 Ambassador Silva M.

Social Café for Women

Thanks to generous funding from The McLean Foundation, Working Skills Centre is once again hosting Social Café for Women, a FREE weekly networking and learning opportunity geared towards immigrant women from the local community.

From August 10 to October 26, 2020, WSC will offer a new series of amazing workshops and networking events from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm every Monday. This is an opportunity for immigrant women to build their communication skills, gain practical knowledge, participate in social activities, build a network and learn more about Canada.

If you would like to sign up or have any questions, please contact Sofia Hall by:
Phone: (416) 703-7770 Ext:2222 or

Connect with us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up with our monthly workshops!

You can also view or download our Social Café Program flyer:
August – October 2020 Social Café Schedule.

Workshops and Activities Include

Reading, Writing and Communication:

  • Read poetry and prose
  • Build your communication and customer service skills
  • Learn journaling for self-reflection
  • Learn creative writing
  • Discuss current events and issues

Life Skills and Community Resources:

  • Learn about Post-Secondary Education and Financial Assistance Options
  • Learn about legal, health and housing resources
  • Learn about healthy eating on a small budget with Access Alliance MCHC
  • Learn more about credit and share ideas for saving money with RBC
  • Learn to cope with stress
  • Personality dimensions
  • Learn about the labour market and jobs in Canada

Creative Skills and Fun Activities:

  • Get active with fitness and dance
  • Relax with meditation
  • Express yourself through art
  • Explore art and film
  • Learn and play new games

Essential Skills Computer Use – Integrated Learning Project

  • Demystifying computer hardware
  • Word Processing
*Workshops and Activities subject to change