Empowerment through programs.

Discover programs that are meant to help women take on challenges with their full potential.

  • August 07 2023 – October 13 2023, October 16 2023 – December 15, 2023, January 15 2024 – March 22 2024

    Women in Technology – Access Employment

    The Women in Technology program helps newcomer women to start a career in IT by building essential technology skills in areas like programming, web development and coding. In addition to industry-specific technical training, the Women in Technology program will also provide you with an understanding of Canadian workplace culture, connections to employers, job search coaching and mentorship.

  • January-March, April-June, September-December

    Healing Through the Arts – YWCA Toronto

    YWCA Toronto’s Breakthrough program offers support groups for women and gender diverse individuals who have experienced violence. Violence is defined as any form of violence experienced at any time in someone’s life. Our program offers participants the opportunity to explore and practice how to use the arts, mindfulness and connect to the body to heal from the effects of trauma.

  • Ongoing

    Settlement & Integration – Working Women Community Centre

    Immigrant and refugee women and their families experience many short and long-term barriers to integration. Their services range from assistance with basic survival and orientation, such as securing social assistance, to helping long-time immigrants who continue to experience barriers.

  • Ongoing

    Women’s Support Services – Working Women Community Centre

    Women often hold the key to their families well-being. So, when they are in need of a support system, WWCC offers a safe space to chat about what’s most important. Their experienced counsellors work with clients in 1-on-1 sessions or group session formats to build a plan of support toward reaching personal goals.

  • Ongoing

    Breaking Free from Family Violence – Ontario Native Women’s Association

    This program focuses on meeting the unique needs of Indigenous women, their children and families, who are involved with the child welfare system and violence against women sectors. The program supports women in a culturally rooted, holistic way so that women are better able to navigate through the complex systems encountered when experiencing violence and involvement in child welfare matters.

  • Ongoing

    Indigenous Women’s Leadership – Ontario Native Women’s Association

    This program focuses on building capacity and supporting Indigenous women as leaders in their current roles as leaders of organizations and communities. The program collaborates with Indigenous women to support their cultural gatherings, educational events, demonstrations, community crises, and community celebrations.

  • Ongoing

    Sew Powerful Purse Program – SewPowerful

    In Zambia it’s the common cultural practice in both poor urban and remote village areas that girls stay home when they are on their period. This is because they don’t have a reliable product solution that they can afford…