The Murphy Centre

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Main Office:                                                   
1 Prince Philip Drive, P.O. Box 21157, St. John’s, NL A1A 5B2
Tel: (709) 579-6606       Fax: (709) 579-2655

Career Services Site:
320 Torbay Road, Fall River Plaza, Suite 201, St. John’s, NL A1A 0L3
Tel: (709) 753-2830         Text: (709) 771-0272
Fax: (709) 579-8022        Email:

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To provide individuals with opportunities for growth through the integration of creative learning experiences designed to achieve academic, career and life goals.

Target Population:

Youth and adult participants facing challenges to education and/or employment.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Academic Services include: High School Credit and Adult Basic Education (ABE), Levels II and III.
  • Personal Development Services include: courses, seminars and group/individual discussions on a variety of life topics such as money management, study skills, parenting, stress management, quitting smoking, drug/alcohol misuse, anger management and nutrition.
    • Personal counselling is also available on an individual basis.
    • Participants are also able to gain assistance in obtaining housing, financial, legal and health services.
  • Career Services include:
    • Youth Outreach: Coordinators who support youth in becoming connected with community resources. Through the support of community organizations, youth have an opportunity to contribute to and strengthen society.
    • Transitions to Work Program: A nine-week employment readiness program slated to begin January 30, 2017.
    • Community, Career and Employment Partners Project (CCEPP): The main goal of this project is to provide linkages and support to community agencies and their programs.
    • Two Roads Career Program: geared towards people 16+ and at risk for needing income support.
    • Youth Works Well: A Skills Link project for youth between the ages of 18 and 30, which helps participants develop employability skills and gain the experience they need to make informed career decisions, find a job, and/or return to school.
  • To apply, submit the Murphy Centre General Application, which can be found at the bottom of their Career Services page.