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Free Cybersecurity Program

Interested in a Cybersecurity career or want to improve your digital skills? CyberStart Canada allows young Canadians to explore cybersecurity in a fun, safe and collaborative environment.  CyberStart Canada uses gamification to measurably improve cyber-related knowledge and skills and increase interest in cybersecurity careers among youth aged 13-18. The Dollar Detectives has partnered with CyberStart Canada to offer this program for FREE until January 2024. Earn points and badges!

Access program here: https://register.cyberstartcanada.com/student/?referral=9231

For all support: support@cyberstartcanada.com

Financial Link (FinLink) Program

The Dollar Detectives FinLink program provides resources for the public to access information on financial questions they may have. FinLink helps connect individuals to the right financial resource. Individuals will be connected to a professional for a free 30-minute financial coaching session. If you are simply looking for a financial resource or need a little bit of guidance through a financial situation, please reach out!

To schedule a virtual appointment: 403-668-7536 or service@thedollardetectives.com

Virtual Youth Life Hack Series!

The road to adulthood can be full of ups and downs. We want to give youth an edge and a roadmap of useful life hacks. Youth will participate in financial and employment skill building sessions. We and our experts will be available to chat and answer your questions. Too shy? Send your questions to us beforehand. Perks include a FREE Saving Secrets eBook, 10% discount on future The Dollar Detectives’ services, and a certificate of completion.

Over 100 youth registered for our Fall 2022 series!  Thank-you to our participants and the following partners:

We look forward to resuming our series in Winter 2024.  Please forward any of your topic suggestions to workshop@thedollardetectives.com.  Stay tuned!

Resources

For debt management and financial coaching support, please visit (accessible to all individuals outside of Winnipeg): communityfinancialhelpline.ca

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada: canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency.html

Canada Benefits Finder: benefitsfinder.services.gc.ca/hm

Westland Express (home and car insurance savings for TDD network): Westland Express

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals and text-based support to young people: kidshelpphone.ca

Canada Suicide Prevention Service – If you are having thoughts of suicide, available if you need a safe and judgement free place to talk: crisisservicescanada.ca/en/

OpportuNext – delivers unique, meaningful skills-based insights to individuals, teams and leaders working on job transitions, so that they can make better career decisions: http://opportunext.ca/