The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The high cost of homelessness: $55, 000 a year to leave a homeless person on the street; it costs only $37, 000 a year to provide housing with support services.

— CARMHA Study and Calgary Study

Public Education

Members of the staff and Board of Directors, may be available to speak to community groups, schools and at special events regarding the justice system and the various progams and services offered through the Society.

Throughout the year the Society coordinates and hosts public educational workshops, and an annual conference on a variety of topics, including such areas as women’s related legal issues, residential tenancy, and advocacy.