“Telling the Story of Impact” Award

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          Congratulations to the Women’s Crisis Services! On February 25, 2016, we were honored by United Way of Cambridge and North Dumfries and received the award for “Telling the Story of Impact”. The explanation reads: “Awarded to an agency that uses evaluation to tell the story of impact and help stakeholders feel connected to, and passionate about, their services.” It is a testament to the attention paid in...

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Let’s be Proactive

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Following our recent Woman Abuse Awareness Event ‘Rage against Violence’ we received this blog from an Anonymous contributor who lost a loved one years ago to domestic violence. No person, whether male or female, deserves to be abused!   Domestic violence MUST be obliterated.   How?   It seems to me that we must learn, teach and demonstrate respect for others.  The Golden Rule comes to mind.  “Do unto other others as you would have them...

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Your Holiday Generosity

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  During the holiday season, your spirit of generosity and kindness is appreciated and celebrated by the staff and clients of Women’s Crisis Services. There are several businesses, community groups, individuals and more that come together to ensure that the holiday season is a special time for Women and Children in our shelters. We certainly couldn’t provide a special celebration without you and your thoughtfulness. Already we...

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Women’s Crisis Services Public Education Events

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I recently had the opportunity to be a part of some very interesting public education presentations.  This past year we received some funding from the Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation to educate PSW’s about Domestic Violence and how it relates to seniors.  This was an awesome population to reach out to as PSW’s often meet with seniors in their homes.  Another Outreach Worker and I completed eight presentations at St Louis School within...

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TD BANK GROUP Celebrates Mother’s Day

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TD Bank Group celebrates Mother’s Day with an investment in the Women of Waterloo Region Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region is very proud to thank TD Bank Group for their support of the campaign to Rebuild Haven House, the shelter supporting abused women and their children in Cambridge and North Dumfries. TD announced today that they are investing $50,000 in the safety and the future of women in our region. “The care, love and...

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