Women's Centre of Montréal

About us

The Women’s Centre of Montreal is a non-profit organization created by women, for women. Our mission is to provide educational and vocational training, as well as information, counselling and referral services to help women help themselves.



Since 1973, we have been guiding women on the path toward personal and professional fulfilment. The community we have built in the years since is strong, resilient and united. From our humble beginnings serving in a… Read more


Want to learn more about what we do at the Women’s Centre of Montreal? Be sure to have a closer look at our annual report and read the thought-provoking testimonials of women who have taken part in our activities and… Read more

Territorial recognition

We recognize that the Women's Centre of Montreal is located on the territory of the Kanien'kehá:ka Nation and we recognize it as its custodian. The region named "Montreal island” is identified as Tiohtiá:ke in the… Read more

Board of Directors

  1. Joëlle Thibault, President

    Joëlle Thibault, President

    Lawyer and dispute resolution consultant

  2. Yveline Delma, Vice president

    Yveline Delma, Vice president

    Coordinator – Home care rehabilitation Direction,

    CIUSSS de l’Est de l’île de Montréal

  3. Roxane Côté, Treasurer

    Roxane Côté, Treasurer

    CPA Auditor, Department Director 


  4. Isabelle Troïtzky, Secretary

    Isabelle Troïtzky, Secretary

    Founder and consultant 

    Isabelle Troïtzky Communications

  5. Johanne Bélisle, Ex-officio member

    Johanne Bélisle, Ex-officio member

    Excecutive Director,

    Women’s Centre of Montreal

  6. Émilie Paquin-Holmested, Member

    Émilie Paquin-Holmested, Member

    Labour, Employment and Human Rights Lawyer,


  7. Cloé Potvin, Member,

    Cloé Potvin, Member,

    Senior Legal Counsel, Employment and Labour Law


  8. Isabelle Viger, Member

    Isabelle Viger, Member

    Liaison Officer - Agreements Manager, Community Relations Division

    Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility

  9. Alina Liegl, Employee member

    Alina Liegl, Employee member

    Employment counselor

    Women's Centre of Montreal

  10. Josée Pichet, Participant member

    Josée Pichet, Participant member

    Clinical nurse

Our team

The Women’s Centre of Montreal is a team of 50 passionate staff members and over 200 volunteers dedicated to providing women with the tools they need to take control of their future and lead a productive, fulfilling… Read more

Employment opportunities

Interested in putting your expertise to work for women in Montreal?Do you have a background in counseling, social work, job training, community organization or another similar field?We are frequently on the lookout for… Read more

Internship opportunities

We are proud to play a role in training the next generation of social services professionals. For many years now, we have been offering internships of varying lengths to college and university students in several… Read more


 An  unforgettable Networking Picnic

An unforgettable Networking Picnic

Summer is finally here, and with it, our new summer program schedule!

Summer is finally here, and with it, our new summer program schedule!

Annual General Meeting of the Centre and Foundation: A Year of Celebrations

Annual General Meeting of the Centre and Foundation: A Year of Celebrations

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