A free career planning and support program for Nova Scotians in provincial custody.
Access to academic and career exploration programs while incarcerated can be essential to obtaining a successful and productive life post-release. Limitless is designed to help participants succeed during the transition from custody to college.
How Limitless works
- Complete four free ‘Transition to College’ modules focused on self-evaluation and career development.
- Apply and be accepted to become a sponsored Limitless student.
- Choose and apply for an NSCC program.
- Receive tuition assistance.
- Receive tailored supports, like culturally appropriate educational and career guidance.
- Develop and strengthen skills and abilities, get career training and advice, and build connections with employers through work experience opportunities.
To be eligible for Limitless, applicants must:
- Be in custody within a provincial facility.
- Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) high school equivalency (or willingness to complete the GED).
- Complete four NSCC ‘Transition to College’ modules offered by the Nova Scotia Department of Justice.
- Apply and be accepted into the Limitless program.
- For the first year at NSCC, tuition and program-related costs are covered (e.g., books, tools, personal protective equipment, student fees).
- The Limitless team can help participants navigate resources if additional financial support is needed while at NSCC.
How to apply
With the help of their case worker or a teacher, applicants complete and submit a:
- Limitless program application
- Consent form
Have questions? Interested in learning more? Contact:
Justice-NSCC Liaison Educator
Limitless is a partnership between the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, The Windsor Foundation and NSCC.