The South Asian Women's Centre is a voluntary non-profit women's organization run by, and for South Asian Women. Our purpose is to increase self awareness of South Asian Women and to empower women to develop their social and cultural potential. The Centre is a place where South Asian Women of all backgrounds and ages can access a variety of programs and services. We strive to provide an environment where women can work together to promote their well-being.
Programs and Services
SETTLEMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Our core settlement services are interpretation and translation, information and referral, family counselling, advocacy, support and crisis intervention delivered in English, Bengali, Hindi, Kanada, Marathi, Malay, Nepalese, Oriya, Punjabi, Sinhalese, Tamil, Telegu, Tibetian, Sindhi, Asamese, Urdu as well as other languages as needed by clients. Monday to Friday, 416-537-2276 WELLNESS GROUP In a partnership project with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
SCREENING OF DRIVING WITH SELVI
SAWC is looking forward to the screening of DRIVING WITH SELVI screenings at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema (506 Bloor St. W) and the co-presentation. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZxcxeRg1es DRIVING WITH SELVI Meet Selvi: A charming, strong and utterly courageous young woman who happens to be South India’s first female taxi driver. Selvi was forced to marry at a young age, only to find herself in