Girls Empowered and Strong

Elizabeth Fry Society of Northern Alberta, The

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Description
Offers workshops for girls to help them better understand issues that could put them at risk for involvement with the criminal justice system.

Service provides:

  • girls with the skills and knowledge they need in order to make healthy life choices, thereby preventing future involvement in the criminal legal system

Topics include:

  • identity
  • healthy relationships
  • self-esteem
  • self-care and coping
  • emotional management
  • body-image / confidence
  • healthy sexuality
  • communication
  • shoplifting
  • peer-pressure
  • and more

Workshops include:

  • Girls Groups - an 8 to 10 session program run in schools, group homes, the community, and more
  • Inner Circle - a program to strengthen the relationship between women and the girls they care for
  • Rights for You(th) - a presentation designed for grade 9 social studies classes
  • Lead the Way - opportunities to foster youth leadership
  • Stoplifting for Youth - a program to help youth who shoplift

Program can be flexible in its content and location.


Affiliation: Partnered with Edmonton Catholic Schools, Edmonton Public Schools, and community centres.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • girls
  • and gender diverse individuals
  • who are 12 to 17 years old
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact to register
Program location may vary.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-866-421-1175
Telephone
780-904-8052
Telephone
780-267-5167
Fax
780-425-8989
Web Site
http://www.efrynorthernalberta.com
Email
mehrnaaz.teja@efrynorthernalberta.com; sheetal.pandher@efrynorthernalberta.com
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • automatic doors
  • accessible parking
  • elevators
  • accessible washrooms
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 25, 2023
Address
10242 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 3L5
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Program hours vary. Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Closed statutory holidays.