Suitable Impressions



What is Suitable Impressions?


Suitable Impressions is a one-day, pre-employment program that offers knowledge and resources to job-seekers on the Ontario Works program. This workshop includes key topic areas such as, appropriate work attire, body language, mindset, confidence building, stress management and financial literacy training.



Benefits for Clients:


  • A certified Image Consultant teaches clients how to dress appropriately for diverse industries
  • NEW work attire ($500+ value)
  • Gift bag full of personal care items ($75 value)
  • A free haircut or hair service from our salon partners ($40+ value)
  • Financial literacy and credit building awareness session by Credit Canada.
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Positive classroom environment and FUN!
  • Increased confidence to handle the common challenges and fears which arise throughout the job-search and interview process.


Who is eligible for Suitable Impressions?


  • Clients on Ontario Works need to receive a referral from their case worker. Click below for the OW registration process and registration form.
  • Our Suitable Impressions trainers are available to hold sessions at your organization’s location. Please contact Julie Ann at for further information.


Are you interested in volunteering?


We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our program. You can help in the following ways:


  • Styling clients as they choose their interview outfits
  • De-labeling and de-branding clothing
  • Sort, organize, steam and hang clothing
  • Suitable Impressions Program data entry


Please note that you will be required to obtain a Criminal Reference Check to work directly with clients.

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