Regionally-based councils funded by Women and Gender Equality to advance the status of women by helping them to navigate services such as housing, income support, employment programs, counselling, schools, and more. They also provide public education, programming and advocacy.
Bay St. George Status of Women Council – Stephenville: They offer an affordable temporary housing unit called Karen’s Place. Please call Stephenville office at (709) 643-4444. Visit their Facebook page.
Corner Brook Status of Women Council: They offer an affordable, supportive, temporary housing unit called Vesta Place for up to 4 women in a communal living setting. The housing coordinator works directly with the tenants to address issues contributing to homelessness and to connect with various community and government services. They also offer Feminist Counselling (drop-in or by appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays). Please call (709) 639-8522 or visit www.cornerbrookswc.com
Gateway Status of Women Council – Port aux Basques: (709) 695-7505 or visit their Facebook page
Norpen Status of Women Council – Port Saunders: (709) 861-4842 or visit https://norpenstatusofwomen.ca/