Women's Centre of York Region

Site: Newmarket, Harry Walker Parkway

Service: Counselling and skills development programs

Record Details
Alternate Name WCYR ; Womens Centre of York Region
Office Phone 905-853-9270 Ext 107
Fax 905-853-9271
E-Mail msudeyko@wcyr.ca
Website www.wcyr.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/WomensCentreYR
Primary Contact Michelle Sudeyko, Fund Development and Community Engagement, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 107; Email: msudeyko@wcyr.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Michelle Sudeyko, Community Engagement, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 107; Email: msudeyko@wcyr.ca
Established 1980
Primary Executive Catherine Madden, Executive Director, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 101; Email: cmadden@wcyr.ca
Funding Depends on the support of the community, businesses and volunteers
Description (Service) Offers a range of support and services for women to make positive changes in their lives, at (little or) no cost  
 
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-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Meetings Call for dates and times of programs
Areas Served York Region - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Women must complete an intake appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Access to interpreters
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 North of Davis Drive, West of the 404
Accessibility Wheelchair 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