Programs

The Canadian Centre for Women’s Education and Development sponsors several programs aimed at empowering women, young girls, family, and seniors.

  • Women’s Program
  • Empowering Girls
  • Youth/Family Services
  • Seniors’ Program
  • Social Assistance Services

Empowering Girls

  We have programs that provide support and outreach to young girls in community on financial literacy, health promotion and education, including the provision of information on girls violence and gender equity.  Such information is designed to address violence in the lives of the girls in the community who are new comers, as well as …

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HIV/AIDS Prevention

  Supporting women immigrants and refugees with HIV/AIDS Toronto has the largest African and Caribbean communities in Ontario and, according to the Ontario HIV Epidemiological Monitoring Unit, these communities made up over 16% of all new HIV diagnoses in Ontario in 2007. Yet supports for people from these communities affected by HIV and AIDS are …

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Seniors’ Program

This program offers the opportunity for seniors to participate in a variety of recreational activities and pursue common interests. The group meets at the Centre two days a week from 2:00pm until 4:00pm. Depending on the group size, guest speakers are invited to provide information on a variety of topics and issues pertaining to seniors’ …

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Social Assistance Services

  CCWED provides the following services: Information Emergency food/clothing Student placement Employment-volunteer initiative placement Client intervention assistance Support for single newcomer families Access counseling (when available) Health education/prevention Seniors’ club and social activities Support group for the elderly On-going volunteer opportunities Community gardening Referrals

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Women’s Programs

  These programs provide support and outreach to women in our community on literacy, health promotion and education, including the provision of information on domestic violence. Such information is designed to address violence in the lives of women and children in the community, as well as providing culturally-specific counseling services. Educational workshops and seminars on breaking …

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Youth/Family Services

  A wide range of specially-designed and individualized services are provided through our organization to youth as well as to families in need of support, outreach, advocacy and counseling services. Youth from 13 to 26 years of age who are having adjustment and/or school problems or other social challenges are eligible for these services. Program …

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