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About Us

Mission Statement

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre is a not-for-profit, feminist organization supporting women to engage in healthy life choices for themselves and their families through innovative and responsive programming and excellence in service.

Vision Statement

Fort Garry Women's Resource Centre is committed to creating a community where women & children are safe, healthy, valued and empowered.

FGWRC's Herstory ( adapted from a former FGWRC newsletter article in 1994)

Who Can Access FGWRC Services?

The Centre is open to all women regardless of their cultural, racial, economic, social, religious and spiritual backgrounds. We are welcoming of individuals with differing experiences and those of differing abilities, ages and sizes. We welcome self-identified-women who identify as either heterosexual, lesbian, bisexual, trans, transsexual, or intersex.

For more information about FGWRC please visit our FAQ page 

Object

The object shall be the operation of a Centre for women providing information, referrals, outreach, supportive counselling, and public education workshops.

FGWRC is open to all women from Winnipeg & surrounding areas.  All programs and services are free of charge (unless otherwise noted) and are available through self-referral.The Centre is a scent-sensitive space.

 Policy

  1. It shall be the policy of the Centre to incorporate a feminist philosophy, i.e., supporting the rights of women to be full and equal members of society.
  2. It shall be the policy of the Centre to promote tolerance within its sphere of operation. Discrimination based on employment status, ancestry, citizenship, age, race, creed, socio-economic status, religious or political affiliation, marital status, family status, physical or mental capacity, sexual orientation or sexual identity is prohibited.
  3. It shall be the policy of the Centre to ensure that all women share an equal opportunity to access services. Furthermore, no woman will be denied serviced based on her ability to compensate the Centre.
  4. It shall be the policy of the Centre to design and deliver services and programs in a manner that promotes self-esteem, independence, individual decision-making, and recognize the individuals' own declarations of needs and preferences.
  5. It shall be the policy of the Centre that people who use the Centre have the right to confidentiality and privacy with regard to any type of contact with the Centre. The Centre shall have written policies and procedures in place to ensure that the confidentiality and privacy of women is respected.

Upcoming Events

July 31, 2017
What is Financial Planning?
Come learn all about financial planning in this fun and hands on workshop!

August 9, 2017
Walk to St. Norbert Farmers Market
Join us for a leisurely group walk to the Farmers’ Market!

August 9, 2017
Worry & Anxiety: Examining Worry and Finding Solutions
Using the ‘Worrywart's Companion’ Book as a tool, we will examine our worry and get the facts about anxiety.

August 14, 2017
Creative Self-Care Series: Art Project #16 – Finding your Guiding Word
Come out for an evening of creativity, fun and interaction as we take the time to understand what we are working towards personally and design a masterpiece to keep our guiding word a focus.

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