Women's Centre of York Region

Site: Newmarket, Harry Walker Parkway

Service: Counselling and skills development programs

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Record #: NKT0882 Last Modified: 09 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 07 Jan 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameWCYR ; Womens Centre of York Region
Office Phone905-853-9270
Fax905-853-9271
E-mailfclare@wcyr.ca
Websitewww.wcyr.ca
Contact 1Fran Clare, Financial Literacy Program Coordination/Social Media Management, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 104; Email: fclare@wcyr.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorShelley Chidlow, Community Engagement Coordinator, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 107; Email: schidlow@wcyr.ca
Established1980
Executive 1Kirsten Eastwood, Executive Director, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 101; Email: keastwood@wcyr.ca
DescriptionProvides counselling and skills development programs to women in York Region who have been affected by abuse or significant financial challenges * our clients are mothers, friends, volunteers, co-workers and neighbors - all part of the community as a whole * programs offered include Counselling (individual and transitional), Employment Exploration, Business Incubator, Life Skills, Financial Capability and Micro Loan Program * active clients are offered tangible support if they meet the appropriate criteria.
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30pm
MeetingsFinancial Literacy Program: Improve your financial knowledge, skills and confidence in a safe, non-judgemental setting * learn how to budget, save, manage debt, improve your credit score, cope with financial stress and much more * to register for January orientation call Fran Clare at 905-853-9270 ext. 104 * two locations: York Region Centre for Community Safety (Mulock Drive & Yonge): Tuesday mornings at 10 am to 12 noon (child care is provided); and Women's Centre of York Region, 120 Harry Walker Parkway North: Thursday afternoons at 1-3 pm
Areas ServedYork Region - and surrounding area
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up
ApplicationWomen must complete an intake appointment
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Access to interpreters
FeesNone
Address NotesNewmarket
Address120 Harry Walker Pkwy N
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B2
 
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IntersectionNorth of Davis Drive, West of the 404
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible
SubjectsChristmas assistance ; Counselling ; Employment ; Family violence ; Financial advisors ; Food ; Nonprofit organizations ; Self employment ; Women
Block Update EmailsNo