The CEO's partner in downtown Kitchener, The Working Centre was established in 1982 with the goal of giving "people access to tools to create their own work combined with continuous ways of learning and co-operating." Today, TWC offers programs across six key areas, including affordable supportive housing, job finding resources, and community meal programs. TWC has a dedicated webpage on the CEO.
Laurier's Centre for Community Service-Learning was an instrumental partner in the design and development of the CEO. They continue to be involved in supporting the program as an advisor and resource.