Women's Centre of York Region

Site: Women's Centre of York Region

Service: Counselling and skills development programs

Record Details
Alternate Name WCYR ; Womens Centre of York Region
Office Phone 905-853-9270
Fax 905-853-9271
E-Mail CatherineC@wcyr.ca
Website www.wcyr.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WomensCentreYR
Primary Contact Catherine Curtis, Executive Director, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 101; Email: CatherineC@wcyr.ca
Alternate Contact Leslie Schroder, Business Manager; Phone: 905-853-9271 ext 207; Email: lschroder@wcyr.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Carrie Praught, Coordinator, Office and Program Administration, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 205; Email: cpraught@wcyr.ca
Established 1980
Primary Executive Catherine Curtis, Executive Director, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 101; Email: CatherineC@wcyr.ca
Alternate Executive Leslie Schroder, Business Manager, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 207; Email: lschroder@wcyr.ca
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Description (Service) Services include: 
Group Programs: 
* Enterprising Careers: A career exploration program to assist women with their search for meaningful and sustainable employment 
* Financial Empowerment: Learn to create a budget, set financial goals, start saving, repair credit, manage debt, generate income and be a wise consumer 
* Making Changes: A group life skills program that enables women to develop the skills necessary in order move forward and become clearer and stronger decision makers on issues that affect their lives 
* Microlending for Women: A group program that supports women starting their own businesses 
* Wellness Workshops: Bite-sized workshops that focus on strengthening women’s emotional well-being 
Also offers two different types of one-on-one counselling programs, both free of charge, and each offering twelve sessions over a period of 6 months: 
* Individual Counselling provides emotional support to women experiencing difficulties with: anger; anxiety; body image; depression; disabilities; discrimination; cultural and settlement adjustment; education; isolation; relationship issues; separation and/or divorce; self-esteem; stress related to poverty or un/employment 
* Transitional Support Counselling provides women with both emotional and practical support to ensure they are able to leave an abusive relationship safely * assists women exposed to physical, emotional, verbal, psychological, spiritual and/or financial abuse
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm
Meetings Call for dates and times of programs
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Women must complete an intake appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
120 Harry Walker Pkwy N
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7B2
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Intersection Leslie St and Davis Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ~ Women ; Career Exploration ~ Women ; Financial Management Support ~ Women ; General Counselling Services ~ Women ; Life Skills Education ~ Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women


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