SIGN UP NOW for our monthly employment e-newsletter.

blue jobs icon    green offers icon    orange events icon    purple resources icon    yellow testimonials icon

The Skills Development Centre (SDC) specializes in strength-based programs and embeds social innovation into Community Economic Development (CED) work. We are committed to building sustainable futures primarily for women, communities and organizations.

SDC offers non-vocational programs that do not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act 2005.

What does this program offer?

Personal and Career Management Services

Essential Skills and Employability Skills Training

Job Readiness and Placement Services

Professional Development Services and Training Resources

Leadership and Business Services

Who is this program for?

All programs and services are open to women and some are open to men. Participants can register for programs and services by themselves or be referred by other organizations. The cost of attending some of the training programs in Toronto could be subsidized by YWCA Toronto or paid by the referring agency — Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Employment Ontario (EO).


3090 Kingston Road, 3rd Floor (at McCowan Road)


Please see training schedule for details on courses and dates

Who do I contact?

YWCA Toronto
Skills Development Centre
416.269.0091 x231

This program has been supported with a grant from the Canadian Women’s Foundation and its partners.