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For over 30 years, Women’s Resources has worked with the community to provide services and support to help women & their children fleeing abuse

Abuse is when someone uses their power to control the actions and beliefs of another person.

We Can Help

If you need immediate help or a counsellor to talk to about your experience of domestic violence or abuse call the 24-hour support line at:

(705) 878-3662 – or – 1 (800) 565-5350
*These numbers will not appear on your phone bill

 Our programs are provided to all women and those identifying as women:

WHO ARE WE?

Women’s Resources of Kawartha Lakes, is a not-for-profit organization created and run by local women.

Accessibility

Women’s Resources is committed to ensuring that our services are as accessible to all as possible. We have an Accessibility Policy as well as a Customer Service Plan.

RESOURCE CENTRE

Books and DVD’s are available in our library including online resources.

We also provide information and education on woman abuse as well as local, national, and Provincial women’s issues

Real Support. Real People

Women’s Resources offers a range of services to support women and their children who are fleeing abusive situations in the City of Kawartha Lakes and surrounding area.

All services are free and confidential.

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Women and children sheltered since 1992


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News and Events

Women’s Resources Is Always Hosting Events To Raise Awareness And Funds

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Beautiful and generous The Kent Florist will be assisting us again with 2 filled urns that will adorn the front porch at our new Second Stage Housing facility, scheduled for occupancy by July, How lovely this new building will look with the help of Kent Florist who supports Women’s Resources in so many ways, year after year. We are so grateful. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the opening of this long awaited facility. See MoreSee Less

Beautiful and generous The Kent Florist will be assisting us again with 2 filled urns that will adorn the front porch at our new Second Stage Housing facility, scheduled for occupancy by July, How lovely this new building will look with the help of Kent Florist who supports Womens Resources in so many ways, year after year. We are so grateful. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the opening of this long awaited facility.
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Skills for School is happening at the Fenelon Falls branch in June! Help your child feel ready for kindergarten, thanks to EarlyON. See MoreSee Less

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Happening today in Lindsay. Pop by and support the Kawartha Lakes Humane Society form 11:00am – 3:00pm.RONA is throwing a sizzling BBQ bash this Saturday, with all the proceeds going to help our furry friends at the Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes! Swing by for a juicy burger (vegetarian options available), some retail therapy, and a chance to show some love to our local fur babies!

Remember this is a cash only event.

#longweekend #longweekendvibes #humanesociety #bbqseason #supporttheanimals #getyourburger #funinthesun
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Happening today in Lindsay. Pop by and support the Kawartha Lakes Humane Society form 11:00am - 3:00pm.
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No matter what terms a person uses to describe their identities, we all possess the following four components of human identity: Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Attraction, and Assigned Sex. This includes people who do not identify as 2SLGBTQI. The Genderbread Person is a helpful visual tool for understanding these components.
Learn more here: egale.ca/awareness/the-genderbread-person/
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No matter what terms a person uses to describe their identities, we all possess the following four components of human identity: Gender Identity, Gender Expression, Attraction, and Assigned Sex. This includes people who do not identify as 2SLGBTQI. The Genderbread Person is a helpful visual tool for understanding these components.
Learn more here: https://egale.ca/awareness/the-genderbread-person/
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