Our Drop-In Center is available from Monday to Friday. Here you can get crisis and planning support, referrals and information in areas such as counselling, housing, training, health, addictions, domestic violence, disability, legal and other services as well as gathering with others for support and social programs or connecting over a cup of coffee.
The Women's Resource Society operates a second stage housing program for women and children who are leaving an abusive relationship. Residents of Skye's Place enjoy a close-knit community, a safe space for their families, and opportunities for moms and children to thrive including programs.
Poverty Law Advocacy Program
The Poverty Law Advocacy Program was created by Sylvia Lane 13 years ago, the program is now run by Melody Blaney. Our Legal Program enables the Women's Society to provide free advocacy, representation, and assistance to low-income women and men. We offer guidance and support in Employment Insurance, BC Benefits, PWD, CPP, CPP-D, FMEP, Tenancy Act, WCB & Labour Board, Mental Health, Income Assistance, and Referral Services.
The Outreach Store provides free food, clothing, household necessities, hygiene products, and other essential items for women, children, and men in need. The outreach store is open from 10:00am until 2:00pm daily. Men are invited to use the store on Wednesdays only, the rest of the days are for women clients.
The Healing Place
This is a place where you can form self help groups, healing and talking circles, a women's trauma group, Art Therapy, a men's healing group and any other form of group that the community would like to facilitate communication and healing.