Centre des femmes solidaires et engagées
Location : Ahuntsic
Allocated amount : $87,500
First year of funding : 1981
Promote the self-sufficiency of women from all backgrounds (and particularly those of Italian descent) by offering them a welcoming place where they can participate in self-help activities; increase their economic, social and emotional independence; and develop their potential.
Welcoming, information and referral, legal advice, coffee klatches, support groups for women in difficulty, outings, support, translation, library and documentation centre, collective action (spousal abuse and fight against poverty).