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Dream, Grow, Empower, Dress, Prepare, Strive for Success
Helping Women Now is a virtual support service designed to assist women and non-binary individuals anywhere in Canada to get the help they need—right now.
Our goal is to provide support for women and non-binary individuals who face barriers in finding employment or accessing resources in their communities. We strive to empower and uplift those who have been marginalized and help them achieve their career and personal aspirations.
We stand for gender equality and inclusive, intersectional feminism
We believe that every woman and non-binary individual across Canada deserves to thrive in work and life
Our purpose is to aid in your journey by fostering skill development and a sense of community
How We Help
Helping Women Now is dedicated to advancing gender equality and supporting the professional and personal development of women and non-binary individuals. We provide virtual services such as career support, resume and cover letter reviews, and assistance with local community resources. Services are free of charge and all individuals are welcome to remain clients until such time as they determine they no longer need our assistance.
Career and Employment Support
One-on-one virtual support from a trained volunteer Career Specialist. Get help with cover letters, resumes, and interview preparation.Get Career Support
Community and Government Resources
One-on-one virtual support from a trained Resource Specialist who will help you navigate government and community programs that provide food, childcare assistance, housing resources, financial guidance, and more.Get Resource Support
Find Your Local Affiliate
There are thirteen (13) Dress for Success affiliates across Canada that offer specialized services for women and non-binary individuals in their region. Connect with your local affiliate to learn more about skills development workshops, employment suiting, and more.Find Your Affiliate
“I find the volunteer work for Helping Women Now very inspiring. I love interacting with my clients and helping them tell their unique stories to find a job they find truly fulfilling.”
“My Career Support Specialist was super professional and friendly.”
She clarified what I wanted to accomplish at the beginning of the one-hour session and perfectly covered the material I needed support with. I was impressed and more than satisfied.
“At the end of the meeting I felt more confident and I received very useful suggestions.”
It was excellent. The Career Support Specialist did a great job. At the end of the meeting I felt more confident and I received very useful suggestions. I would like to thank you all for your great job. Looking for a job is challenging, and even more so at this time, it is very refreshing to receive so much support. I really appreciate it. Thank you.
“The sessions gave me a better understanding of what to do in order to find a job in Canada.”
I had 2 online sessions with a Career Support Specialist (Resume and Cover Letter review, and a Practice Interview). Both were very professional and personable volunteers. The sessions gave me a better understanding of what to do in order to find a job in Canada.
“The Career Support Specialist made me feel good about myself, where I am heading and how to set myself up for success.”
We touched on many subjects — trepidation with some of my interview answers, resume advice, the various additional supports available at my local affiliate. The Career Support Specialist made me feel good about myself, where I am heading and how to set myself up for success. I thoroughly enjoyed the advice, expertise, and knowledge she shared with me. I left the Zoom chat thankful for this service and thrilled to know that I can receive more assistance if needed. This encouragement is so helpful.
“It was an incredible resource, and an amazing and empowering experience.”
Thank you so much for the Career Support appointment. It was an incredible resource, and an amazing and empowering experience. It is greatly appreciated.
“My Career Support appointment was as helpful personally as it was technically.”
Resume and job search advice is always welcome (and was indeed helpful). The personal support during this period of isolation was also highly meaningful. I know we think of COVID-19 as a unique time, but job searches can be isolating regardless, and this support provided me with a real boost.