ON ONE DAY, 232 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN SHELTERS AND TRANSITION HOUSES ACROSS CANADA RECORDED HOW MANY WOMEN AND CHILDREN THEY HELPED. HERE IS WHAT THEY SHARED.
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National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women Vigil Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2 MacNeil Court - Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre (WOCRC) Please join us as we remember the 14 female Engineering students murdered at École Polytechnique, and to honour all women who are victims of violence.
We urgently need volunteer drivers for the Meals on Wheels program for the Nepean and Barrhaven areas. If you are interested, please contact the Volunteer Services Coordinator at 613-591-3686 ext.
Please note: The Tuesday Playgroup in Carp is closed during the month of July, but remains open on Thursdays.
On behalf of the WOCRC's Diners Clubs program, we would like to thank the West Carleton Breakfast Club Real Estate Agents for their donation of over $500.
WOCRC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Melody Paruboczy as Executive Director of WOCRC effective Jan. 3, 2017.
On behalf of the WOCRC's women's shelter, Chrysalis House, we would like to thank the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation for their generous donation of $5,000. This donation was made through payroll deductions from the agents who work at the real estate offices of Royal LePage.
On behalf of the WOCRC's women's shelter, Chrysalis House, we would like to thank terra20 for their generous donation of $1,500.
The WOCRC, in partnership with Algonquin College and the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), has launched a new Adult Day Program (ADP) in the City’s west end.
Each year, the WOCRC accepts nominations for the Eva James Award, an award established to recognize a volunteer who best personifies the commitment exemplified by Eva James.
An unusual yet fortunate connection between a salon and a women’s shelter has led to many smiles from shelter residents’ faces.
“There’s more than Chris Long and four walls,” says Chris Long, Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy in Kanata. The statement is defended by Long’s continuous contributions to the WOCRC and his community.
West Carleton has been selected as one of eight rural Ontario project sites for the Rural Ontario Institute’s Measuring Rural Community Vitality Initiative.