Supports and Resources
for workers and families

Retirement Bridging Program

The retirement bridging program supports forestry workers 55 years or older to transition to retirement. You could be eligible for up to $75,000 in combined retirement bridging funding based on your years of experience, age at retirement and employer contributions.

Job Placement Coordination Offices

Job placement coordination offices are open in five interior communities hardest hit by mill closures: 100 Mile House; Fort St. James; Fort St. John; Mackenzie; and Clearwater. These offices have dedicated people ready to support forestry workers in their communities.

Skills Training for Employment Program

Providing access to skills training and employment supports to assist British Columbians living in communities impacted by mill closures and shift reductions in achieving sustainable employment.