Walk a Mile in Their Shoes – Your Impact
By registering and raising funds for Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, you’ll directly power life-changing and life-saving programs for women, girls and gender-diverse people
Women and their children of will receive safe, supportive shelter and transitional housing when escaping intimate partner violence and will access safety planning and the individualized supports they need to help recover from trauma as a result of violence
Women fleeing violence will access a 12-week program to support them in rebuilding their lives, reaching their personal, family and financial goals and will receive supports in securing long-term safe and affordable housing
Newcomer, immigrant and refugee women experiencing violence before or after moving to Canada will receive community resources, referrals, counseling and workshops to support safe integration and settlement
Two Spirit LGBTQIA+ youth will experience reduced suicidality, isolation and access to critical services and supports through speqtrum programming and services
Two Spirit LGBTQIA+ newcomers will access safe and dedicated spaces to build connections, develop relationships and interact with their peers and community in a supportive environment
Additional services accessed by survivors range from YWCA Hamilton’s health and wellness programs, employment and training services, children’s services, and volunteer opportunities
A client-centered approach is at the heart of everything we do. This means that customized plans are developed to meet survivors where they’re at and these plans can include everything from goal planning, skill building, employment and life skills support, to supportive counselling and crisis intervention.
Learn about the many ways to show your support of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and get involved today!