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

In cases reported to police, 80% of sexual assault survivors knew their abusers. About 10% were assaulted by a friend and 41% were assaulted by an acquaintance. 28% were assaulted by a family member, while the remaining 20% were assaulted by a stranger.

— Statistics Canada, The Daily, July 23 2003