• Government of Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Spouses and Partners 4 May 2017 - News Release From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada April 28, 2017—Ottawa, ON – To uphold its commitment to family reunification and to support gender equality, the Government of Canada has removed the condition that applied to some sponsored spouses or partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to live with their sponsor for two years Continue reading
  • The CFSE supports this open letter by l’R des centres de femmes : “Le meurtre d’une femme n’est pas un drame familial” 25 April 2017 - The CFSE continues its struggle to end violence against women. The Centre offers active listening, support, reference and accompaniment services to women who are currently experiencing or have experienced a situation of violence. If you or anyone you know could benefit from one of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us (via telephone Continue reading
  • Happy Easter from the Centre 13 April 2017 - The CFSE team would like to wish you a Happy Easter! Please note that the Centre will be closed on Monday, April 17th and will resume its activities on Tuesday, April 18th at 8:30 am. Have a nice long weekend and we look forward to seeing you very soon!  
  • Collection for Auberge Transition and CFSE 10 April 2017 - Throughout the month of May, CFSE will organize a collection of socks, undergarments and personal hygiene products for women and children for Auberge Transition, as well as non-perishable items for women in need at our centre. Please donate generously! Contact the Centre at (514) 388-0980

Next events

Coffee, Chit Chat & Time For Me! (English)
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open discussion group in English. Free.

Includes the following activities:

  • March 15th- Conference: “Becoming a chemical detective on toxic substances found in common consumer products and their effects.” Cancelled because of weather conditions.
  • March 29th- Documentary: “We will be free.” With a discussion.
  • May 10th- Conference: “The realities of trans people.”
  • May 31st- Presentation: “Auberge Transition: A shelter and external services offered to women victims of conjugal violence and their children.”
Initiation à l’informatique: Niveau 1 (français) COMPLET
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

10 sessions. Inscriptions obligatoires. Places limitées. Pour membres seulement. Devenez membre du Centre dès aujourd’hui! Informations: (514) 388-0980.

Initiation à l’informatique: Niveau 2 (français) COMPLET
May 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

10 sessions. Inscriptions obligatoires. Places limitées. Pour membres seulement. Devenez membre du Centre dès aujourd’hui! Informations: (514) 388-0980.

Déjeuners-causeries (français)
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Venez tisser des liens avec d’autres femmes et échanger sur des sujets qui vous touchent autour d’un petit déjeuner. Gratuit. En français.

Tricot-crochet/Knitting & Crochet/Maglia-Uncinetto
May 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Venez partager votre savoir-faire dans un climat amical. Apportez votre matériel. Gratuit.

Come share your expertise in a friendly atmosphere. Bring your needles and wool. Free.

Venite a condividere le vostre abilità in un ambiente amichevole. Portate il vostro materiale. Gratuito.



métro Sauvé, bus 140 East or bus 41 East
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Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Please note: The centre will be closed on Mondays from 9:00am to 12:00pm for staff meetings.

Our partners

The CFSE is funded by Centraide


The CFSE is funded by PSOC