Group Name: Elizabeth Fry – Homelessness and Outreach Programs

Description: Elizabeth Fry Toronto, established in 1952, serves women who are, have been or are at risk of being in conflict with the criminal justice system. We provide transitional housing and community supports that are: woman centered, gender-responsive and anti-oppressive.

Elizabeth Fry Toronto provides unique programs in support of women who have experienced homelessness, are at-risk of conflict with the law or have experienced such conflict. Programs include:

  • BEST Pre-Employment: Assessment and planning for homeless women with a criminal record seeking meaningful employment.
  • Girl’s Circle: A prevention and outreach program for youth between the ages of 13 and 24 years.
  • Project OWN (Opportunities for Women Now): A peer education and training program to build public awareness about women and the law.
  • Newcomer Program: Education and support for criminalized and at-risk women who are new to Canada or have precarious immigration status
  • Work Safe: Health, legal, and counselling support and referrals for sex worker

Where: 215 Wellesley Street East | Toronto, ON M4X 1G1

When: Women must first attend an individual assessment prior to attending group sessions. Call for more information.

Contact: 416-924-3708 Ext. 246 | info@efrytoronto.org | www.efrytoronto.org

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