Women's Own Resource Centre

Service: Rural Outreach Program Endeavor, Women's Own Resource Centre

Record #: PSD0224
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Oct 2020


Description (Service) Outreach programs support women in gaining economic independence. Workshops offered in North, Central and South Almaguin Highlands (East Parry Sound District) include:

Entrepreneurial Skills Training - Two hour per week, ten week training includes sessions on asset-based self-assessment. Financial planning for sustainability. Feasibility and market analysis. Developing a business and marketing plan. Cash flow forecasts. Best business practices. Childcare and travel expenses may be available for program participants.

Life Skills Training - Two hour workshops explore self esteem and building confidence, time management and goal setting, household budgeting and banking, interpersonal communication skills and resume writing and job interviews.

Resource Networking - helps participants explore the most effective way to grow one's available resources, community connections, and business.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Parry Sound District
Eligibility Female, 18 year(s) and up
Application Call or email.
Languages French - Reception
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community South River
Address & Map
105 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON
Canada P0A 1X0
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Intersection Ottawa Ave and Hwy 124
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-386-9672
Toll Free Phone 1-888-640-8668
Fax 705-386-7111
E-Mail info@womensownresource.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/womensownresource
Primary Contact Jessica Busch, Program Manager; Email: jessica@womensownresource.org
Alternate Contact Deborah Worrell, Program Assisstant
Mailing Address P.O. Box 155 
South River, ON 
Canada P0A 1X0

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