News & Events

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  • After School Registration 2021-22: Opens April 12. Learn more.

  • We're hiring! Check out the postings for family support worker (Transitional Housing), casual crisis support workers (Yellowknife and Fort Smith), full time term crisis workers, after school leaders and a Tenant Relations Officer at Lynn's Place.

  • Released January 28, 2021: The Nature of Emergency Protection Orders in the NWT. A 2 year study of EPO's in communities across the NWT. 

  • News release: Family & Child Homelessness at Crisis Levels. Read the release here

  • We moved! GirlSpace, Dudes Club and the Family Centre have m moved to 4902 Franklin Avenue (above the post office) until June 2021.

CREATING SAFE COMMUNITIES

Our mission is to create a safe Northern society for women and families to reach their full potential.

For more than 50 years, we have worked with women and families to help them move from crisis to stability in a supportive, caring environment. If you are experiencing abuse, are looking for family housing, or interested in after-school childcare or youth programs: we can help.

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FAMILY VIOLENCE SHELTERS

We can help keep you and your children safe.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Affordable, temporary housing for women and families

AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Learn more about affordable child care

YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

Free programming for northern youth

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FAMILY CENTRE

Free drop-in for parents and guardians

Homework Help

MAKE A DIFFERENCE: DONATE TODAY!

Help us continue our work to create strong women and families.

24 Hour Crisis Line 1 (866) 223-7775 

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