YES, if you:

  • have had trouble finding or keeping a job;
  • have personal, physical or social challenges;
  • are willing to commit to the Program;
  • are willing to work closely with an instructor/counsellor to set personal and employment goals;
  • are willing to work hard with us toward achieving your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?


To send us your application form

Bring your application to our Centre (see directions here)

Or mail it to:

South Shore Work Activity Program
23 Collicutt Road, Box 187
Chester, NS B0J 1J0

Or fax it to:

(902) 275-2249

Is there a cost?

There is no cost to you, only your commitment of time and effort.

Do I get paid?

Participants get a small program allowance for attending.

Learn more about the SSWAP Program here.