Howe Sound Women's Centre - Squamish

Telephone: 
(604)-892-5748
Hours: 

Tuesday through Friday 10am – 4:30pm

Email: 

info [at] hswc [dot] ca

Advocacy Description: 

The Women’s Centre Squamish is a single access point for resources, referrals, emotional support, health and safety for women and children.

Services that we provide include:
◦Support /Advocacy/Referrals/Children’s Counselling
◦On-going support for women and children who have accessed Pearl’s Place Transition House, Safe Home and Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA) Programs.
◦Drop in Groups offering Yoga, Meditation, Girls Group, Women’s Support Group, Multicultural Program.
◦Assistance and follow up support with on-line applications and forms
◦Free Legal Clinic offering a 1/2 hour consultation with a lawyer at the Women’s Centre. To book an appointment call 604 892-5748.
◦Assistance with resumes, cover letters and job searches.
◦Internet, fax, and photocopier access.
◦Provide resource material regarding a multitude of topics and an aspiring library of self-help books, videos, pamphlets, brochures.
◦A safe and neutral space for women to meet with RCMP, Victim’s Services, Mental Health, with support from Women’s Centre staff through that process
◦Provide translation for ESL clients through Multicultural Outreach Program.
◦Provide toiletries and clothing vouchers to women and men.
◦Income Tax assistance for low income women and men.

Location

Squamish Women’s Centre
38021 Third Avenue, PO Box 2052
Squamish, BC V8B 0B4
Canada