Women’s HERstory Month at the Women’s Centre

Happy Women’s Herstory Month from the Women’s Centre of Calgary! Here are 8 ways to support the Centre this month and help celebrate the women in our community. Celebrate with us Commemorate International Women’s Day by celebrating with us on March 8th! You can also attend our other events, programs, and workshops happening this March. …

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Community Conversation (Online)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Join us online to have a conversation about the future direction of our Women’s Centre in the next 3-5 years. We have been collecting feedback from the community and this is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts and ideas with us. You will have a chance to talk about: …

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Introduction to the Women’s Centre

Learn about the history of the Women’s Centre, the peer model, and why we do what we do. This workshop is required for anyone to volunteer at the Women’s Centre. This workshop is open to women-identifying individuals only. No children in this workshop please. 

Gender and Immigration – Spotlight on Migrant Women in Canada

This post was written by Bronwyn Bragg, volunteer with the Women’s Centre Social Policy Committee Did you know in 2017, 24% of women who came to the Women’s Centre had either an immigrant or refugee background? This number is just slightly below the number of immigrants living in Calgary. According to the 2016 Census, 29.4% …

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It’s Time to Raise the Rates

When you’re living on Social Assistance in Alberta, dreaming big means:  Buying your own groceries Having enough to pay your rent Buying school supplies for your child Not worrying about money every day Did you know that single people who are unable to work receive a base social assistance amount of $833 a month? This …

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Passionate Women Wanted – Spotlight on our Peer Support Volunteers

At the Women’s Centre, volunteers are at the heart and soul of all that we do. We pride ourselves in being a volunteer-run organization, which means many of our programs and services are delivered by incredible volunteers! Every volunteer act, no matter how big or small, makes an incredible difference to our community, and this …

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