Social Assistance Recipient Support for Employment & Training (SARSET)

“Within your heart and spirit, you will find the keys to open any door.”

Our Goal:

To assist off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples and youth of those families in Nova Scotia to realize and achieve employment, training and upgrading towards ending dependence on government income assistance.

Serving:

All rural and urban Off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples, families and youth of those families receiving government income assistance in Nova Scotia.

How We Help:

Identifying client immediate needs and situation while respecting and maintaining confidentiality.

Help clients develop and commit to an action plan. Supply clients with current information on community colleges, universities, specialized training courses and upgrading courses.

Help clients access supportive resources (ie: finding possible funding for education, training, daycare, transportation, etc.).

Support and encourage clients to make well informed, independent decisions.

Assist clients to develop or update their resumes.

Provide alternatives for clients education or training paths by providing clients with up-to-date labour market information.

Advocate on the clients behalf to organizations which may be able to assist clients in achieving their goals.

For More Information Contact:

NCNS SARSET Facilitator
Bev Colpitts
129 Truro Heights Road,
P.O. Box 1320, Truro, N.S.,
B2N 5N2

Regions: Colchester, Halifax, Hants, Cumberland, Pictou, Guysborough, and Antigonish Counties

Toll Free: 1-800-565-4372
Direct: 1-902-895-1523 Ext 232
Fax: 1-902-895-0024
email:colpittsb@eastlink.ca
Website: www.ncns.ca

NCNS SARSET
Charmaine Jesty
14 Wentworth Street, PO Box 813,
Sydney, N.S., B1P 5H7

Regions: Cape Breton, Inverness, Richmond and Victoria Counties

Direct: 1-902-567-1240

Fax: 1-902-564-1123
email: cjesty@ncns.ca

NCNS SARSET
Nick Whynot
29 Market Street, P.O. Box 2028,
Liverpool, N.S., B0T 1K0

Direct: 1-902-354-2751
Toll Free: 1-800-565-4372
email: sarset@eastlink.ca