Programs & Services

Life Success Strategies

COSTI's Life Success Strategies provides life skills training to residents in York Region who are seeking motivation, life management skills, or career exploration. Over the course of three weeks, participants develop the skills and confidence to better enable them to move forward with their goals and create a plan to obtain sustainable employment. The Life Success Strategies program is offered at a number of locations throughout York Region including Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket and Keswick.

Services Available

  • Personality Profile: using the Personality Dimensions model, clients will improve awareness and confidence in their own personality while appreciating the diversity of characteristics found in others
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence: look at what causes positive and negative self-esteem and learn how to maintain a positive self-image while dealing with everyday challenges
  • Goal Setting: explore what causes us to fall short reaching our goals, set realistic goals and gain motivation and initiative
  • Career Exploration: using various tools to discover a variety of careers
  • Job Search: clients will create job search documents and understand the importance of effective networking.
  • Pre-employment Preparation: learn about community resources available to assist them gain sustainable employment as well as volunteer opportunities
  • Financial Literacy: planning and executing a budget
  • Communication, anger management and problem solving

Who is Eligible

Services are available to low to moderate income York Region residents.

Program Intake

Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Please call to book for an appointment.

Contact Details for:

Life Success Strategies
Please refer to location below.
Phone: 905.669.5627 (JOBS)
Fax: 905.669.1127
Email: vaughanemployment@costi.org

This Program is Located at:

Vaughan Centre
3100 Rutherford Road, Suite 102
Vaughan, Ontario
L4K 4R6
Phone: 905.669.5627
Fax: 905.669.1127
vaughanemployment@costi.org

This service is free of charge.

COSTI’s Life Success Strategies program is funded by The Regional Municipality of York.

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