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. Louise Béchamp, Past President

    Louise Béchamp, Past President

    Lawyer in labor and employment law

  3. Christiane Garant, Secretary

    Christiane Garant, Secretary

    Continuous Improvement Counsellor,


  4. Roxane Côté, Treasurer

    Roxane Côté, Treasurer

    CPA Auditor, Department Director 


  5. Yveline Delma, Member

    Yveline Delma, Member

    Coordinator – Home care rehabilitation Direction,

    CIUSSS de l’Est de l’île de Montréal

  6. Johanne Bélisle, S.W. Ex-officio member

    Johanne Bélisle, S.W. Ex-officio member

    Excecutive Director,

    Women’s Centre of Montreal

  7. Émilie Paquin-Holmested, Member

    Émilie Paquin-Holmested, Member

    Labour, Employment and Human Rights Lawyer,


  8. Isabelle Troïtzky, Member

    Isabelle Troïtzky, Member

    Founder and consultant 

    Isabelle Troïtzky Communications

  9. Alina Liegl, Employee member

    Alina Liegl, Employee member

    Employment counselor

    Women's Centre of Montreal

  10. Kaouther Sfar-Felfoul, Participant member

    Kaouther Sfar-Felfoul, Participant member

    Research Officer, Conseil Québécois du loisir

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 counselling, social work, job training, community organization or another similar field?We are frequently on the lookout… 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


Centre paid tribute to the 14 victims of the Polytechnique feminicide of December 6 1989.

Centre paid tribute to the 14 victims of the Polytechnique feminicide of December 6 1989.

12 days of action to fight against violence

12 days of action to fight against violence

La Cigognerie celebrates Halloween

La Cigognerie celebrates Halloween

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