The Elizabeth Fry Society of Toronto is a non-profit organization dedicated to working with women who are, have been, or are at risk of being in conflict with the law.
As a women-centred agency, our mission is to create a safe place for women to develop skills and build their capacity to make informed choices. We also foster the community's interest in and responsbility to the women we serve.
We offer diverse programming, engage in outreach, create partnerships, and build community awareness to achieve our mission.
About THE ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY TORONTO BRANCH
A non-profit organization dedicated to working with women 18 years and older, who are, have been, or are at risk of coming into conflict with the law.
What People Are Saying
"Susan is a public speaker, educating people about the criminal justice system and legal rights. After being incarcerated, she was determined to change her life. She joined the Peer Leadership program and developed public speaking skills and connected with positive role models. "
— Susan- Elizabeth Fry Client
" “I admire how they reach out to women in the many detention centres and prisons throughout Canada. I have witnessed many that have worked with women, but this is the first time I have witnessed a team of staff who put their heart and soul into what they believe in”."
— Giselle - Former Resident
"Laura was a street and law involved and struggled with substance abuse. She participated in our Healing from Abuse program and connected her substance abuse with trauma she experienced as a child. Laura is staying sober, exploring employment opportunities and developing healthy relationships."
— Laura- Former Client