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

Warm Clothing Donation

January 22nd, 2019

We are accepting donations of blankets, lightly used or new winter mitts, gloves, hats, ball caps and long sleeve shirts for men and women.  These can be dropped off at our office located at 5020 47th Street during office hours Monday to Friday 830-500.Read more

Latest Opportunities

Service Coordinator

April 22nd, 2020

Purpose of the Position

The Service Coordinator supports the residents (upstairs) and tenants (downstairs) in the twenty-four single room occupancy units in the Yellowknife Women’s Centre. This includes:

  • Assistance with income assistance applications
  • ...Read more

Casual Shelter Worker

April 22nd, 2020


This position is a key member of the emergency shelter team at the Centre for Northern Families, one of the programs operated by the Yellowknife Women’s Society.

We are seeking someone who is available to work weekend and overnight shifts (11pm to 7am...Read more

Volunteer Outreach Opportunity

January 28th, 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