COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

Strong Girls Strong North Girls Club

YWCA NWT                                                                                        Yellowknife, NT  The Strong Girls Strong North Girls Club provides inclusive, youth-led, and culturally-appropriate programming that helps girls to better understand violence and its root causes. Programming empowers young women to build self-esteem and make healthy choices, while fostering their leadership potential. Having a safe place to learn and grow is especially important […]

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Reducing Housing Barriers for women who have experienced domestic violence

YWCA NWT Yellowknife, NT Using a culturally-appropriate, empowering, and women-centred approach, this program provides women with the resources needed to break the cycle of violence and take steps to rebuild their lives. Support is based on each woman’s needs, and the belief that she knows what is best for her and her children. A key […]

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Yellowknife Women’s Society

Exploring Social Enterprise for Women Experiencing Homelessness First Nations, Inuit and Métis women are disproportionately represented among the homeless population in Yellowknife, and discrimination remains a key barrier to both employment and housing. The Yellowknife Women’s Society is buying a hotel that will be converted into housing for women transitioning out of homelessness. Given that […]

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Building Capacity and Support Groups for Healing from Trauma in South Slave Region

Kátl’odeeche First Nation, Hay River This project will establish a culturally safe group for women in the Kátł’odeeche First Nation community, where participants can build on their strengths, and heal from trauma and addiction. It will include a series of workshops for women who have experienced violence and trauma, based on a culturally adapted version […]

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