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NOW Canada Society

Posted by & filed under Resources, Safe Houses & Shelters, Sexual Exploitation.

Phone: 250-763-3876 (Kelowna)

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New Opportunities for Women (NOW) Canada provides programs, services and ongoing support to women who have been victims of sexual exploitation, have addictions and/or mental health challenges. The society also provides emergency shelter as well as transitional housing and affordable, independent living to women, with and without children, who have a proven financial need.

Services include:

  • Alexandra Gardner Women and Children Safe Centre – A 20-bed homeless shelter for women & children.
  • Residential Safe Home Program – Transitional living in homes for sexually exploited young women
  • NOW Place Apartments – Long-term second stage accomodations to women (with or without children) who demonstrate proven financial need.
  • ASK Learning Centre – A 3-month life skills and employability program to help female youth to reintegrate into the community.
  • See their Services Page for more details