Record Details
Alternate Name WCYR ; Womens Centre of York Region
Office Phone 905-853-9270
Fax 905-853-9271
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Volunteer Coordinator Carrie Praught, Coordinator, Office and Program Administration, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 205; Email:
Established 1980
Primary Executive Liora Sobel, Executive Director, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 101; Email:
Alternate Executive Leslie Schroder, Business Manager, Women's Centre of York Region; Phone: 905-853-9270 ext 207; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Description (Service) Counselling and skills development group programs for women:

* Enterprising Careers: career exploration program to assist women with search for employment * Financial Empowerment: financial skills * Making Changes: group life skills program * Microlending for Women: group program supports women starting their own businesses * Wellness Workshops: Bite-sized emotional well-being workshops 2 one-on-one free counselling programs, twelve sessions over a period of 6 months: * Individual Counselling - women experiencing anger; anxiety; body image; depression; disabilities; discrimination; cultural and settlement adjustment; education; isolation; relationship issues; separation and/or divorce; self-esteem; stress related to poverty or un/employment * Transitional Support Counselling supports to ensure they are able to leave an abusive relationship safely * assists women exposed to physical, emotional, verbal, psychological, spiritual and/or financial abuse
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Meetings Call for dates and times of programs
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
contact for intake appointment
Application Women must complete an intake appointment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16775 Yonge St N, Suite 207
Newmarket, ON
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Intersection Yonge St and Mulock Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Business Assistance Services ~ Women ; Career Exploration ~ Women ; Financial Management Support ~ Women ; General Counselling Services ~ Women ; Life Skills Education ~ Women ; Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counselling ~ Abused Women


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