Maison d'hébergement pour femmes francophones
Maison d’hébergement pour femmes francophones is a shelter in Toronto which provides housing, counseling and support to French speaking women and their children who have experienced violence. La Maison d’hébergement pour femmes francophones was founded in 2009. They offer direct services to women and children in French. Maison d’hébergement pour femmes francophones also provides services around prevention and education of issues of violence against women to French speaking communities in Toronto. Maison d’hébergement pour femmes francophones actively works to promote safe living conditions for Francophone women and aims to prevent and address violence against women in the community.
Member eligibility: anyone is eligible to be a member if they are at least 16 years old and Francophone or Francophile and supports the vision, mission and mandate of the organization and there are no membership dies. The board of directors is elected by the members and board committees are open to all Maison members.
Maison d’hébergement pour femmes francophones is already a CCR member and a large number of the women they serve (approximately 50%) are immigrants and refugees.