If you fear for your immediate safety please call 9-1-1 immediately.

Posted on January 23, 2012

When the CBC’s Alan Waterman was looking for some information on violence against women, he called the Surrey Women's Centre. We were happy to invite him into the centre and speak with him about the dynamics of violence and what we do to increase safety and supports for women and children each day.

Posted on January 20, 2012

The Catroppa family has created the Maria Catroppa Memorial Award at Kwantlen Polytechnic University to help single mothers who may not otherwise be able to further their education.

Posted on December 6, 2011

Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student.
Helène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student.
Anne-Marie Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student.
Maud...

Posted on November 30, 2011

Connor and Jacqueline of Investor's Group Surrey are presenting Glamour and Gifts, a relaxing shopping experience in support of local women in business and Surrey Women's Centre.

When: Friday, Dec 2nd 7pm - 10pm

Saturday, Dec 3rd 10am - 3pm

Where: 100 - 10428 153rd St, Surrey

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Posted on November 30, 2011

The event organizers at Royal LePage Coronation Park cordially invite you to an Exclusive Holiday Shopping Event!

The event will take place on Wednesday November 30 at the luxurious Eaglequest Coyote Creek golf course located at: 7778 – 152 Street, Surrey from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. There will be light snacks, refreshments including a cash...

Posted on November 24, 2011

In Memory of Maria CatroppaMaria Catroppa was born on September 28, 1940 in a small town in southern Italy. Her life was brutally cut short on November...

Posted on November 18, 2011

Citizenship and Immigration Canada's proposed amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act will see a "Conditional Permanent Residence" introduced to the Act which will apply to family class or spouse or common-law partner sponsorship class.

This amendment will put women at risk for many reasons, one of which being that women will...

Posted on November 15, 2011

The RCMP made a press release on November 8th:

"Surrey RCMP was well represented at the Surrey Coalition Against Domestic Abuse conference on Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Newton. The conference included a film screening of ‘The Honest Truth’, a documentary which highlighted the case of Maria Catroppa who was murdered...

Posted on October 20, 2011

For the second year in a row, British Columbia has scored an overall C- in women’s rights. The province is failing to meet its potential due to continued detrimental practices particularly affecting low income and marginalized women.  The grade was awarded in the West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund’s third annual...

Posted on September 30, 2011

Surrey Women’s Centre’s is pleased to release our 2010-2011 Annual Report.

This year, we dedicate our report to Maria Catroppa and other women killed by their partners. Almost 2 years ago, Maria was...

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