About Us

The Skills Centre is committed to strengthening the communities of the Lower Columbia River region: Trail, Rossland, Warfield, Fruitvale, Montrose, and Regional District of Kootenay Boundary areas A and B.

As part of this commitment, since 1997 we have been intimately engaged in community development through providing employment assistance services, programs and services for youth, training opportunities and support, poverty reduction initiatives, workforce development, information and services in trades and technology, and community economic development through initiatives such as social enterprise.

What We Strive For

Building a caring community of skilled, productive and engaged people.

An inclusive, supportive and prosperous community.

Integrity • Leadership • Fairness • Innovation

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Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

Albert Einstein

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.

John Lennon

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

Woody Allen
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