13.3 per cent of Canadian children live in poverty.


87% of British Columbians recognize that people who have been chronically homeless need on-site support services with their housing.

— Street to Home/Angus Reid Survey

About Us

We Envision a Community Founded on Equality and Justice 

The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society is a non profit society providing services to people who are or, or could be, criminalized, with an emphasis on the needs of women and youth.  The Society provides education, advocacy, capacity building and safe, secure affordable housing within an environment of respect for each person’s right to self-determination and freedom from discrimination.

Who is Elizabeth Fry?

Our Board of Directors

Our Supporters

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies

Our Stories

We believe in the worth of individuals and work to improve the lives and circumstances of those who access our programs and services. We know that success comes in small steps and that the lasting change results from women discovering their own strengths and abilities.