2018 E.S.T Classes! Register Today!!!

New year, New Beginning! Start 2018 off with The Women’s Own Resource Centre. We have 2 locations offering FREE classes starting in January. Space is limited, call today to register or for more information.

11.12.2017 Events, Resource & Business Network, Workshops

Life Skills Training- Fall 2017

L.S.T.- Classes Beginning Fall 2017

Improve your skills to cope with the demands and challenges of everyday life!

This FREE workshop includes:

• 5 Asset Building Blocks
• Improving Self-Esteem & Building Confidence
• Managing Stress in a Healthy Way
• Time Management & Goal Setting
• Managing a Household Budget & Banking
• Interpersonal Communication Skills
• Resume Writing & Job Interviews
• Local Resources for Almaguin Women

This FREE 10-Session Workshop will be offered in the W.O.R.C. Boardroom starting
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
From 1 – 3pm.
Space is limited ~ Secure your seat today!
Call: 705-386-9672
Toll Free: 1-888-640-8668

Childcare and Mileage Bursaries are Available

“Life is 10% what happens to you and
90% how you respond to it.”

25.07.2017 News, Workshops

Entrepreneurial Skills Training- Fall 2017

Are you thinking of starting a new small business or expanding an existing one?

Starting in September 2017

Entrepreneurial Skills Training

This FREE Workshop covers-

  • Asset-based self assessment
  • Feasibility & Market analysis
  • Financial planning for sustainability
  • Cash flow forecast
  • Best business practice
  • Developing a business plan

This workshop session is two hours weekly, over a ten week period.

This FREE 10-week program is being offered in two locations within a supportive network of local like-minded women~ Space is limited ~

Secure your seat today!
Childcare & Mileage Bursaries are Available!

We are now registering people for the Fall 2017 E.S.T classes, space is limited so contact us today!

Phone- 705-386-9672 

Toll Free- 1-888-640-8668


25.07.2017 News, Workshops

Life Skills Training ~ Register Now!


25.07.2017 Workshops

Showcase Almaguin 2014 – Register Today!

22.01.2014 Events, News, Workshops

Life Skills 101: Setting You Up For Success!

The Women’s Own Resource Centre is pleased to offer Life Skills 101!

A 10-week program designed for High School Students to build the necessary skills for personal success in life.

Students will learn:

Time Management & Goal Setting
Managing Stress in a Healthy Way
Developing Communication Skills
Resume Writing & Job Interview Skills
Operating a Household Budget
College Applications
Much More!

This FREE course will be offered at Almaguin Highlands Secondary School starting at the end of February.

For more information or to register for this new program, please call 705-386-9672 or email

22.01.2014 Events, News, Workshops

Legal Aid Ontario: Myths & Realities

Thursday November 14th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: South River Machar Community Centre

Legal Aid Ontario will be providing information about their services and the Family Court process.  Topics that will be discussed include: Mediation Services and Alternatives to Court; The Family Court Process and Emergency Orders; How to Change Custody, Access and Support.

All are welcome to this FREE event!

To Register, please call 705-386-9672 or email

This event is the result of a partnership between Legal Aid Ontario,

East & West Parry Sound Victim Services and the Women’s Own Resource Centre

31.10.2013 Events, News, Workshops

Entrepreneurial Skills Training

Looking to expand your business, or start a new one?

Entrepreneurial Skills Training

Learn how to complete an asset based self-assessment, conduct a market analysis,

develop accurate cash flow forecasts and develop a business plan.

Classes begin the 3rd week of September 2013 in Burk’s Falls, Powassan and South River.

For more information or to register, please call Chantal at 705-386-9672 or


28.08.2013 Events, News, Workshops

Creating your future: What path will you choose?

The Women’s Own Resource Centre presents

Creating your future: What path will you choose?

a FREE One Day Workshop 

Wednesday March 20th from 9am to 3pm

Offered to young women age 18 – 29 living in the Almaguin Highlands

Location: Upstairs at the South River Machar Arena

Lite lunch and refreshments will be provided

Topics that will be discussed are:

Continuing Education – Choices and Resources
Local Programs & Resources
Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Government: How we can help?

This workshop will allow young women a chance to increase their awareness regarding various resources that are available in our area.  Join us and have the opportunity to connect and network with government representatives, social service agencies and gain everything you need to explore your options in reaching your economic goals and building a sustainable livelihood.

Call now to reserve your seat as space is limited!

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07.02.2013 Workshops