The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre Association
The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre's mandate is to provide basic needs and positive change for women and children in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. We operate a low-barrier drop-in centre and emergency night shelter in one of Canada's poorest urban communities. We exist to support and empower women and children living in extreme poverty, in an area characterized by high levels of violence, homelessness, and addictions and where women and children are particularly vulnerable. We provide practical support to over 500 women and children daily, including safe, women-only space (inclusive of transgender women), hot nutritious meals, basic needs such as clothing, toiletries, and hygiene products, computer and phone access, support services such as advocacy, HIV case management, victim services, and cultural programming. By connecting women to a continuum of care, we aim to work towards their long-term empowerment and well-being.
302 Columbia St, Vancouver BC, V6A4J1
Contact person: Celine Chuang
Business Number: 129895959RR0001
25 full-time staff
2017 Revenues: $3,310,202
2017 Expenditures: $3,299,639
Assets, 2017 Year End: $1,123,734
Liabilities, 2017 Year End: $809,024
Breakdown of Programs
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