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Canadian Centre for Women's Empowerment

Site: Ottawa

Alternate Name CCFWE ; CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
45 O'Connor St
Ottawa, ON K1G 1A4
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Intersection O'Connor St and Albert St
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Physical Access Unknown
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Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID19 (21 Apr 2020): During COVID-19, organisation is offering confidential virtual women's support group for individuals going through or having gone through domestic or family violence.

Support, mentorship, advocacy for survivors of domestic violence or abuse:

* Wellness support group
* Workshops: financial literacy, self care, wellness and recovery, nutrition, mental health
* Advocacy: community awareness campaigns to increase understanding of economic abuse, support development of new approaches to economic abuse, working with organisations to review existing systems, policies and procedures
* Policy influencing: highlight issue of economic abuse in responding to national policy consultations and working with stakeholders
* Mentorship for entrepreneurship
* Volunteer opportunities
Hours Unspecified
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Women survivors of domestic violence or abuse
Application Send an email or fill out form on website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Abuse/Violence Related Support Groups ; Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Abused Women ; Business Assistance Services ~ Abused Women ; Financial Literacy Training ~ Abused Women ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Abused Women
Contact Information
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Primary Contact Meseret Haileyesus, Director
Other Details
Established 2019
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