13.3 per cent of Canadian children live in poverty.


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

Women & Youth Support

The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society offers several programs and services to meet the needs of clients in Kamloops, to do this we have three focus areas of programming: Community Justice, Housing, and Women and Youth Support. While we offer services for men as well, The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society has a focus on women and youth. These programs are designed to address the unique needs of women and youth.

Program Slides

Women’s Housing Support

SKY Youth Program

Lizzy’s Closet