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Posted on October 29, 2015

BC has the highest number of missing persons in Canada. Half of these are women – many under 18.

You helped locate 28 of them, in the last year alone.

Posted on September 21, 2015

 

Hailey can’t always afford diapers for her baby, Olivia. She is not alone. Most women fleeing violence leave with nothing but the clothes their backs. And most are mothers. For Hailey, rebuilding a life free from violence meant finding a new job, a new home, and a new school for her children. It also meant caring for her children on her own. 

Posted on September 21, 2015

Cheryl began helping women fleeing violence long before becoming a counselor at Surrey Women’s Centre.

“I had one very good friend who experienced partner violence. I learned what it is like first-hand. That opened my eyes to the field.”

Posted on September 14, 2015

Help us make life a little easier for new moms in need.

Posted on August 19, 2015

“I sometimes have to change my schedule so that I won’t stay so late on campus. Being a female student means that you have to think about these things. It feels very stressful."

Posted on August 18, 2015

The team at Surrey Women’s Centre was thrilled to work with SFU students to raise awareness about violence against women on university campuses. Business students Scott, Joy, Neha and Rizwan set up booths on both Burnaby and Surrey SFU campuses, where they shared information about Surrey Women's Centre.

Posted on July 27, 2015

We had a blast at the Vancity Food Cart Festival last weekend. Thank you all so much for dropping by to say hello. Special thanks to our friends at Vancity for inviting us to join the festivities!

Posted on July 21, 2015

“Talking with the team made me realize just how detrimental the issue of violence against women and girls is," Carlisle explains. "It wasn’t until I went in person that I understood the scope and severity of this issue; that there are women and children battling for survival every day."

Posted on July 21, 2015

As an honoured guest of our Welcome Tours, you get an exclusive visit to the centre, where you can see your generous donations at work. You’ll have the chance to check out the different programs and meet our team, who are eager to show you the ropes!

Posted on July 8, 2015

I never really knew where I would end up for my co-op position. As an aspiring teacher, I was open to all possibilities, but meeting new people and listening to what they had to say was at the core of what I wanted to do.

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