Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is Rexdale Women's Centre?

    The Rexdale Women’s Centre is an independent, non-for-profit, voluntary agency that serves high-need women and their family members residing in the Greater Toronto Area.

  2. What is Rexdale Women's Centre's Mission and Vision Statement?

    The Rexdale Women's Centre's mission is to support immigrant, newcomer and refugee women and their family members of all generations to become fully participating members of Canadian society who are self-sufficient, financially secure, safe, happy, healthy and socially active. We accomplish this by enhancing our clients’ individual functioning skills and by facilitating their access to resources, agencies, and community services.

    At the Rexdale Women’s Centre, our vision is that in the Greater Toronto Area all immigrant, newcomer and refugee women and their partners, children, parents, and other family members of all generations have everything they need including: access to education, housing, services, programs, and meaningful/gainful employment; ability to effectively settle and integrate into the local community and fully participate in Canadian society; to become self-sufficient and financially secure; to have respectful, caring and harmonious relationships with their partners, family members, neighbours and community members; and to live happy, safe, healthy, and socially active lives in which they are honoured and respected for who they are regardless of their background or gender.

  3. Does the Rexdale Women's Centre only assist women?

    No, the Rexdale Women's Centre assists both women and their families. Though the organization strongly focuses on improving the lives of women, they offer a range of services for many individuals who do not fall into that demographic.

  4. How can I support or get involved at the Rexdale Women's Centre?

    There are many ways to get involved with the Rexdale Women's Centre:
    Firstly, you can assist RWC's mission by becoming a volunteer.
    Click here for more information about volunteering.
    Or you can donate to Rexdale Women's Centre, either as a cash donation or through goods and products.
    Click here for more information about donating.
    Or you can become a member of Rexdale Women's Centre.
    Click here for more information about becoming a member.

  5. What is the Rexdale Women's Centre charitable registration number?

    The Rexdale Women's Centre's Charitable Registration Number is 11911 8297 RR0001.

  6. Where can I get a copy of the Rexdale Women's Centre annual report?

    You can download a full annual report from the website.
    Click here to get a copy of the annual report.

  7. Where can I find out about career opportunities at the Rexdale Women's Centre?

    All of the Rexdale Women's Centre external postings are listed on the website.
    Click here to view all external postings
    Also a great way to get involved with the Rexdale Women's Centre and to gain understanding of the organization is to volunteer.

  8. How do I find out about events run by Rexdale Women's Centre?

    Many of the events are listed on the website regularly.
    Click here to view some upcoming events.
    Furthermore, if you want to find out information on a particular program and the events that are run through it, either download that program's calendar from the website or contact by phone or email the counsellor who runs that particular program.(All contacts are listed under each program, in the programs section.)

  9. What languages does Rexdale Women's Centre support?

    Rexdale Women's Centre has counsellors to support the following languages:
    Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Croatian, Dari, English, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, French upon request, Mandarin, Pashto, Punjabi, Serbian, Spanish, Somali, Tamil, TWI, Urdu, West Indian Dialect.

  10. How do I find a counsellor who speaks my language?

    Click here to find out which counsellor supports a particular language.
    Hover over the language of interest to get the counsellor's name.

  11. How do I find out more about the Rexdale Women's Centre?

    For more information please contact us at: admin@rexdalewomen.org