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Tamitik Status of Women is proposing to construct new second stage housing for women and children and low-income / subsidized social housing units, while consolidating our services to one location.  The mixed-use housing project will greatly increase Tamitik Status of Women’s capacity to serve our clients, creating a continuum of housing options which will offer security, a supportive community environment, and opportunities for education, training and skills development for women and their children.

TSW now has 10 programs with a variety of services, which are currently funded through; BC Housing, the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General: Victim Services and Crime Prevention Division, the Ministry of Finance: Gaming Policy and Enforcement Division, the Kitimat Community Foundation, local businesses, and individual donors. TSW current services include:

  • Community Vitality Index, a partnership with the University of Guelph
  • Discovering Healthy Relationships (PEACE)
  • Dunmore Place Transition House
  • ḡuláli Childcare Centre
  • Homeless Prevention Program
  • Outreach and Supportive Counsellor
    • Community Response Network
    • Interagency Case Assessment Team
    • Sexual Assault Response Team
  • POD-V, a locally administered provincial subsidy for women’s safe travel
  • Support Services UP:
    • Angel Tree (Christmas gift service)
    • Food Share
    • Free Store
    • Furniture Exchange
    • Hygiene and Baby Needs (Anti-Poverty)
  • Women’s 2nd Stage Housing Program
  • Women’s Counselling (Stopping the Violence)

TSW would like to thank the many individuals and businesses in Kitimat that support our programs and services both with financial and in-kind donations.

Mission Statement: We are committed to promoting a healthy community by offering ongoing support, programs, education and opportunities while prioritizing equality and safety.