Nine agencies facilitate Empower U programs. To learn more about an agency, simply click on their name to visit their website.
The Candora Society of Edmonton is a community-based organization in northeast Edmonton that works together with community residents to affect positive change in their lives. The organization runs Empower U groups for women twice a year, once a week for 14 weeks.
Phone: (780) 474 -5011
Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton is a nonprofit organization that fosters the dignity and worth of all women and girls who are or maybe be at risk of becoming criminalized. Empower U groups are offered three times a year, once a week for 10 weeks.
Phone: (780) 784-2203
Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) is a nonprofit organization based out of Edmonton with chapters throughout the province that recognizes the role, value, and achievements of Aboriginal women in society and raises awareness about the challenges and obstacles faced by Aboriginal women.
Located in west Edmonton, Empower U groups are offered four times a year, once a week for 16 weeks. Each group is designed to accommodate the participants schedule and location. Contact IAAW to confirm program location.
Phone: (780) 479-8195
CEASE – Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation has a vision for a community where there is hope, respect, and transformation for individuals, families and communities affected by sexual exploitation. Located in north Edmonton, the organization runs three Empower U groups a year, once a week for 10 weeks. Groups are held in the evenings.
Phone: (780) 471-6137
Wings of Providence and City of Edmonton is a second-stage women’s shelter, which provides comprehensive transition programs and independent living in a safe and supportive environment for women with children who have experienced family violence. Empower U groups are offered twice a year, once a week for ten weeks.
Phone: (780) 426-4985
E4C is a local nonprofit focused on supporting Edmonton’s low income community by providing housing supports, school nutrition and education, youth programs, and other community programs. Empower U groups are offered twice a year, once a week for 11 weeks at varying locations.
Phone: (780) 424-7543
Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre is an Edmonton based organization that has been supporting children and families since 1963. It provides a wide range of programs and support services focused on supporting optimal childhood development and creating positive and healthy change for children and families. Empower U groups are offered four times a year, once a week for 15 weeks at two locations. This is the only Empower U program open to women, men and couples.
Phone: (780) 471-3737
Community Adult Learning and Literacy Society is a nonprofit society in Strathcona County and Fort Saskatchewan that focuses on literacy, foundational learning, and English language learning. Empower U groups are offered twice a year, once a week for 10 weeks.
Phone: (780) 667-8441
Lives in Transition offers assistance to women whose primary barrier to employment is a history of domestic abuse by helping them move toward an end goal of employment, further education, or training. Empower U groups are offered three times a year, once a week for 12 weeks.
Phone: (780) 496-9224