Work for Yourself@50+


Work for Yourself@50+ is a 2 hour workshop to help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and taking the right first steps toward successful self-employment. The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and scary. If you’re considering self-employment, you may not know where to start.

Work for Yourself@50+ workshop and toolkit guides you through a process to determine if self-employment is right for you. We will walk you through five steps that will help you:

  1. Explore Your Options: understand the different types of self-employment and determine which one is right for you.
  2. Find Your Focus: determine your area of interest by working through exercises and checklists
  3. Create a Plan: explore start-up considerations, strategies and preliminary steps to successfully
    transition into self-employment.
  4. Avoid Pitfalls: understanding common mistakes, potential scams, and red flags.
  5. Find Support: get guidance on finding the best services and supports that can help you be the most

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email that provides information about our location and how to get there.

As a registered participant, you will receive by physical mail, a copy of the Work For Yourself@50+ 5 Simple Steps Toolkit. Please ensure that you use your desired mailing address when completing the registration.

Questions? Email Aleathia Adams at Thank you!

A special thanks to our workshop partners:

Register for Sept 25 (4 PM) workshop