A Dozen Hampers a Day

I’ve been at the Women’s Centre for a little over a month as the new Basic Needs Coordinator and I’ve had a wonderful time learning about all the programs and services the Centre offers while also getting to know the staff, volunteers, and women who visit. Learning everyone’s name and going through all the training …

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New space, new services

Do you need photo ID or a Commissioner of Oaths? Now that we are in our new space, we are very excited to announce two new services for women: an ID Clinic at 5:30pm on the third Wednesday of every month and a Commissioner of Oath service (by appointment only). More details below. Commissioner of …

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Scotiabank Marathon: Let’s go Team Women’s Centre!

Last year, with the incredible support of the community, we raised over $15,000 through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge for our Lifelong Learning program. This year, our goal is to raise $10,000 for our Basic Needs program. This May, show your support for women by running or walking in a 5km, 10km, half-marathon or marathon race. All …

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Practice English

Communication is an essential survival skill that enables expression, information exchange, and understanding. If you’ve ever traveled to, or lived in, another country that spoke a language foreign to your own, you may be able to envision some of the barriers that exist for a Calgarian whose first language is not English. From everyday activities …

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Community Kitchen

For over ten years, the Women’s Centre has been hosting the Community Kitchen program for women with developmental disabilities. From finding recipes and cooking group meals to making crafts and planning activities together, the program offers participants opportunities to learn new skills, build relationships and get involved with the community. The women recently decided they …

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Run or walk for women!

We need your help! We are still looking for runners and walkers to join us for the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon on Sunday, May 27and raise funds for the Women’s Centre. So far we have raised $5450 for our programs and our goal is to raise $15,000. As a participant of the Women’s Centre, you will …

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