THE YORK REGION WOMEN'S FOUNDATION

is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds in York Region.

We aspire to provide resources, support and education in the pursuit of the following three main goals:

  • Combatting violence against women
  • Advancing economic opportunities for women
  • Increasing health and wellness for women

BECOME A VOLUNTEER


If you can contribute some time, expertise or other support to York Region Women’s Foundation, we’d love to hear from you!

COMMUNITY AT A GLANCE

52% of York Region is comprised of immigrant women

COMMUNITY PORTRAIT

Immigrants Living in York Region, The Regional Municipality of York

Recent immigrant women living in York Region are highly educated and experienced, yet have the highest unemployment rate and earn the lowest incomes among women living in York Region

COMMUNITY PORTRAIT

Immigrants Living in York Region, The Regional Municipality of York

12.7 % of York Region’s population live on a low income, with the majority being women

INFRASTRUCTURE IN YORK REGION

Analysis of Human Services, York University

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