Helping Canadians get back to work.


253 St. George Street, PO Box 298, Annapolis Royal NS

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Nova Scotia Student Loan
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships


Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Skilled Trades, Auto, Fire Programs

  • We call it “the Work Centre” and it’s one of our most beloved programs. The Annapolis Valley Work Centre is a 27-week program that will:
    • Help you understand yourself and other people better than you ever thought possible
    • Support you to build confidence in yourself and your ability to contribute to your community
    • Surround you with a supportive community of positive, hard-working people
    • Give you the practical and inter-personal skills to help you be successful in the workplace
    • Give you 9 weeks of on-the-job experience with a local employer
    • Provide specialized training in one of four areas:
      • Woodwork & Construction
      • Basic Office Skills
      • Retail & Customer Service
      • Food Service
    Our program is free. You will receive up to $8 a day to cover your costs in traveling to our location in Coldbrook. We offer a free breakfast. Lunch and snacks are available for a reasonable price. We also offer showers and free laundry machines for you to use while you’re in the program.

    Who it’s for

    The Annapolis Valley Work Centre is open to anyone who is 18 and over, or who will reach their 18th birthday during the program. You need to apply to the program by talking to our staff and filling out some paperwork. If paperwork isn’t your strong point, don’t worry! Our staff is here to help you with the application process

Annapolis Royal Campus

About Us

PeopleWorx Society was founded in 1986 as a non-profit, registered charity. From the very beginning, our mission has been to help people overcome obstacles to employment.In other words, we work one-on-one with people to help them face and solve the personal, financial, educational and social challenges that are getting between them and the life and job they want.

We employ close to forty staff members, all of whom are committed to building a strong, and vibrant community one person at a time.

People from all walks of life access our programs and services at any one of our three locations in Coldbrook,Middleton and Annapolis Royal.


*All student funding, whether made available privately or through various government branches, is only approved to those who qualify, by the original source of funding. There are many criteria that each candidate must meet to be approved. Schools can only inform you of what may be available.