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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 16, 2018
Quiet Mind, Open Heart: Yoga with Leigh
Unwind...Relax...Rejuvenate Come to Yoga!

July 18, 2018
Learn to Crochet
Join us for an introductory crochet class - no experience necessary!

July 23, 2018
Body Image and the Media
Join us for an interactive workshop full of discussion and activities related to women's body image and the influence of the media and advertising.

July 25, 2018
Investing for What Matters to You!
An informative workshop presented by RBC Pembina & Oakenwald

More Upcoming Events...