Frequently Asked Questions
We’ve curated a collection of commonly asked questions to provide you with the right information. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please remember that our dedicated support team is just a click away.
These appointments are open to any woman or non-binary individual who lives in Canada. You do not need to be a current or past client of a Canadian Dress for Success affiliate. We do not accept clients who identify as men at this time.
At this time, all appointments are virtual and take place online from a secure online video conferencing website called Google Meet. You are not required to download any software to your device (phone, computer, tablet, etc.) before your appointment.
If you are looking for an in-person appointment, there may be a Dress for Success affiliate near you! Check out which location is closest to you here.
Please note that Helping Women Now volunteers and services are not trained or licensed counsellors and cannot offer legal advice. Our services do not replace licensed advocacy and crisis services. If you are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1 or for less urgent cases, refer to resources such as those listed on the Government of Canada’s website.
Absolutely! You can do so by submitting a feedback form here. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts!
Yes you can! Connect with your affiliate’s Volunteer point-person so they can work with you to begin the application process. Once we receive the initial information, we can start to onboard you!
Eligible volunteers must be 18+ and have some professional work experience. We ask that those looking to volunteer as a Career Specialist submit a resume or summary of related experience.