Windmill Microlending

Site: Toronto Office

Record #: MET0801
Last Full Update: 12 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-360-4445
Toll Free Phone 1-855-423-2262, Loan applications and inquiries
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Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Low interest loans up to $15,000 to pay for the credentials, licensing, retraining or professional development that internationally trained professionals need to work in Canada

Loan may be used for

  • education and training programs of two years or less
  • fees for licensing and qualifying exams
  • credentials assessments
  • English or French language training
  • living allowance
  • relocation costs for employment
  • travel expenses to take courses or exams not available in client's area
  • books, course materials and work equipment
  • professional association fees

Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Areas Served Canada
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up Adults 18 years and older who are permanent residents, provincial nominees, convention refugees, protected persons or Canadian citizens wishing to work in the same field they trained for outside of Canada or to apply transferable skills to a new career
  • must demonstrate that have a Career Success Plan that requires funding
  • cannot be used to start a business

Call, email, or visit website for eligibility requirements and application process

  • apply online
Languages Bemba
Fees Loan repayment and interest charges

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
165 Avenue Rd.
Suite 300
Toronto, ON
Canada M5R 3S4
Mailing Address 165 Avenue Rd. 
Suite 300 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5R 3S4
Physical Access Easy access to elevator ; Wheelchair accessible entrances at east and west ends of building

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Internationally Trained Professionals ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Resources for Internationally Trained Professionals
Service Categories Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Work Related Fee Payment Assistance ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers

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