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We are working virtually. Peer support via phone continues. Walk-in & group programs suspended.

Welcome to the Women’s Centre!

September 29, 2018 | admin

The Women’s Centre of Halton (WCH) is often the first place a woman finds support during difficult times. The WCH offers a wide range of services designed to meet individual needs and can make referrals to local community agencies when additional support for women and children is need. Walking through the…

School’s Out for Summer!

July 12, 2018 | admin

School’s out for summer! And, while it can sometimes feel like school’s out forever, the Women’s Centre of Halton (WCH) would like to give moms a few helpful tips to get through these long hot days with little effort and cost. Pack a picnic and catch the bus to the nearest…

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day

July 12, 2018 | admin

​June is the month we celebrate sunshine, strawberries, and Indigenous history. Culminating on June 21st with National Indigenous Peoples Day, Indigenous peoples and settlers come together to celebrate the heritage, rich cultures and innumerable achievements of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. The Women’s Centre of Halton (WCH) would like to…

May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month

April 24, 2018 | admin

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Canada. The Women’s Centre of Halton prefers to call it Sexual Assault Prevention Month because we need to stop it before it happens. Sexual assault is any unwanted act of a sexual nature forced by one or more persons upon an individual. This definition…

April 22nd is Earth Day!

April 2, 2018 | admin

April is a month full of promise and new life. The songs of returning birds bring hope that the harshness of winter is giving way to the sunny days and warmth of spring. While at the same time, it’s virtually impossible to keep from smiling with all the glorious daffodils bobbing…

International Women’s Day (March 8)

February 28, 2018 | admin

March is such a wonderful month! The days are longer, the 20th is the official start of spring, and there’s the promise of renewed life as snowdrops push through the last of the snow and pussy willow offer nectar to emerging pollinators. March is also the time to celebrate women’s accomplishments….

December 6 is National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 5, 2017 | admin

By Doreen Nicoll   On December 6, 1989 a lone gunman entered a classroom of 60 engineering students at Ecole Polytechnique. He ordered the men to leave the room. The murderer was then heard to scream, “I hate feminists” before opening fire and killing 14 innocent women: Anne St-Arneault, 23. Geneviève…