In Yellowknife since 1990

The Yellowknife Women's Society has been serving women and their families in Yellowknife since 1990.

Yellowknife Street Outreach

Call Yellowknife Street Outreach at (867) 445-7202 if you find someone who needs help to get to a safe place to sleep. 

Lend a helping hand

Do you have a talent or skill that you would like to share with any of the programs run by the Yellowknife Women’s Society?  Check out our volunteer page for more information.


Help support the programs and services offered by the Yellowknife Women’s Society.  Donate online!

Join our team!

Click here to see our most recent job postings.

Yellowknife Women's Society

The Yellowknife Women’s Society is a grassroots community-based charitable organization. The goal of the society is to support and assist women in empowering themselves so they could develop their goals, achieve wellness, enjoy equality and be recognized for the contribution they make to the community.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Yellowknife Women’s Society has a number of opportunities for volunteers to contribute their time and talents to our service users.  Take a look at our volunteer opportunities for ideas on how you can get involved!

If you have a talent or skill that you would like to share, please contact us with your idea – we are always open to new ways to connect our service users to new opportunities and experiences.

It will link to the Volunteering Opportunities page.


The work of the Yellowknife Women’s Society’s agencies and programs would not be possible without the support of our generous donors.  Please follow this link to donate online.

Latest News

Gap Analysis

March 21st, 2022

Initiated in October 2019, a gap analysis of programs and services provided within Yellowknife for women and girls was prepared for the Yellowknife Women's Society (YWS). The purpose of the gap analysis was to identify areas of concern for women and their families in Yellowknife, specific to the...Read more


January 22nd, 2019

During the summer months any donations of water bottles, sandwiches, snacks etc. would be greatly appreciated.

During the winter months any water bottles, food, socks, warmer clothing etc. would be greatly appreciated.

These can be dropped off at our office which is located at 4115...Read more

Latest Opportunities

Executive Director

March 30th, 2022


Established in 1990, the Yellowknife Women’s Society (YWS) functions as an important, grassroots community-based charitable organization located in the capital city of the Northwest Territories. The goal of...Read more

General Labour

August 17th, 2020

Resumes are always accepted for the Common Ground program. Please contact Michael Fatt at 867-445-5777 for more information.Read more

Volunteer Outreach Opportunity

August 13th, 2020

We are accepting volunteer opportunities for the Outreach ride program. 

  • Must by 18+
  • Male or Female
  • passion for your community
  • interested in meeting new people
  • helping those who need it most

Please send an email to...Read more