Empowering women

Women in our communities face many challenges. It’s our job to support women in the ways we can to empower them in their lives. From living with violence to dealing with under-employment, or keeping children safe, we try to provide a range of services and programs for women that meet their needs. Issues that women face, include:

Communities we serve

What they said

51% of all Canadian women have experienced at least one incident of sexual or physical violence. Close to 60% of these women have survived more than one incident of violence.

— Statistics Canada, 1993, "Violence Against Women Survey", The Daily, 18 November, p. 1, 3