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

Family Court Support Program

YWCA Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario Through the Family Court Support Program, survivors of abuse get help navigating the family court system so they can rebuild their lives. Women receive assistance with legal paperwork, and receive referrals that help them explore their options. When women need to attend legal appointments and/or appear in court, the program provides […]

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Empowering Warriors Project

Springtide Resources, Toronto, Ontario The Empowering Warriors Project supports women with disabilities and Deaf women who face multiple barriers to rebuilding their lives after experiencing violence and poverty. The project will prioritize women who identify as black, Indigenous, and/or people of colour. Through a series of 8-week leadership development workshops, this project empowers this demographic […]

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Safe housing pilot for women leaving abusive relationships

YWCA NWT, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories This program provides housing for women who are leaving abusive relationships. It helps women to overcome the barriers associated with finding secure housing, which can discourage them from leaving abusive relationships. This will not only increase safety for women and their children, but also help them to establish a solid […]

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December 6th Fund

YWCA Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia The December 6th Fund provides interest-free loans to women leaving situations of abuse. These loans of up to $500 help reduce barriers to leaving abusive relationships, by enabling women to cover essentials like damage deposits for housing, outstanding bills, utility deposits, and first-month’s rent.Grant amount: $18,040

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