Services for Newcomer Women

A group of diverse women and a child are gathered together, smiling in front of a wall in the Centre
A group of diverse women standing and sitting together, smiling in front of a wall in the Centre

Dedicated to helping newcomer women and their families learn, grow and build their lives in a new country. We support women to identify their needs, set goals, connect to the community, access services, and make informed decisions. These steps move women closer to their goals and help build stability for themselves and their families to thrive and prosper.


  • One-on-one settlement support for women & families
  • English conversation circles
  • Gender-based violence support
  • Employment services, workshops & events

Services are open to all newcomer women, including permanent residents, refugee claimants, temporary visas and naturalized citizens. In addition, our Healing Together Program supports women who are permanent residents through one-on-one counselling and group sessions.

Settlement Support

Helping you to learn about and access community and government programs and services to help you meet your needs.

What We Provide: 

    • Free community services & programs
    • Benefits & income support
    • Housing, tenant rights & rent assist
    • Child care & subsidy
    • Language classes & other education opportunities
    • Programs for children, youth & families
    • Health & family doctors
    • Volunteer opportunities

Connect with a Settlement Worker

Haidee Maderal (she/her)
E-mail: [email protected]
204-774-8975 ext. 225

Halima Jelloul (she/her)
E-mail: [email protected]
204-774-8975 ext. 216

Employment Services

We offer one-on-one employment counselling and support as well as workshops and trainings to support newcomer women looking for work.
*PR and non-PR holders are welcome!

Support With: 

    • Exploring employment & career goals
    • Resumes & cover letters
    • Searching, applying & interviewing for jobs
    • Accessing training, employment & education programs & services

Connect with an Employment Coordinator:

  Molly Dunbar (she/her)
  E-mail: [email protected]
204-774-8975 ext. 223

After you came to visit me at my home then things became more light. I was always home and now I do more things. Now I am busy. I am so happy.

– Centre Participant

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