The new recipient of OOF funding, starting June 1, will be the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. The recipient was nominated by the Social Justice Committee.
Every day, the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre supports over 500 women, children and seniors in crisis to meet their immediate health, housing and other needs. It helps women escape from poverty and violence by offering long-term support, education and peer mentorship. In addition, it advocates to increase awareness of inequalities and systemic injustice against women.