Welcome Sunset Industries

DIRECTIONS Council’s is happy to welcome our newest member Sunset Industries.

Sunset Industries has been a successful Adult Service Centre since 1981; providing meaningful employment opportunities to individuals within Cumberland County.  Their Vocational Services mission is to provide quality employment opportunities, training and skills development to enhance personal growth of the individuals they work with.

Sunset provides employment opportunities in the following areas:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Services
  • Pallet Shop
  • Reception
  • Contract Services
  • Wood Working

Big Red Chair

If you haven’t had a chance to see the “Big Red Chair” video, it’s worth a watch, I’m sure you’ll recognize a few of these budding superstars.


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Change Makers – Lake City Woodworkers

LakeCity Woodworkers is a social enterprise in Burnside making furniture while making change. It helps people with mental illness build skills and independence, and improve their quality of life by crafting high-quality, solid wood products.
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Investing in Nova Scotia

More Nova Scotia social enterprises will be able to start, grow, expand into new markets and strengthen communities as a result of support from the Invest Nova Scotia fund.

The funds board of directors is investing $1.5 million over three years in the Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia to create an incubator that will help entrepreneurs build their businesses.

One of the businesses that will benefit from this investment is located in Dartmouth.
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Looks like Building Futures Employment Society created a great learning opportunity for all.FUTURES believes in creating strong and collaborative support networks for the individuals we support. This week, the Employment Services team hosted the ASSET Program through reachAbility Association here at Building FUTURES. It was really great working with Amanda to promote personal empowerment and self worth within our organization. Thankyou for the opportunity to host this excellent workshop. ... See MoreSee Less

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Contact

Address:
99 Wyse Road, Suite 920
Dartmouth, NS, B3A 4S5

Phone: (902) 466-2220
Fax: (902) 461-2220