Working to strengthen women and families to create a healthier community

The Nanaimo Women’s Centre board, staff, and volunteers would like to thank the Snuneymuxw First Nation for allowing us to support, learn, and live on their traditional territory.


All services are FREE to all women in the community.

Support services at the Nanaimo Women's Centre include the following:

  • Client and tenancy support (call first to make an appointment or come during drop-in times)

  • Clothing, personal hygiene supplies and basic home starter kits

  • Computer with internet, access to computers, fax and printer 

  • Phone with long distance

  • Coffee, tea, and snacks

Schedule at the Nanaimo Women's Centre
Open Tues - Fri 10 am to 3 pm 
Closed for lunch 12 to 12:45 pm

Drop In Programs Schedule


1- 2 pm - Tenancy support drop-in on a first-come, first-served basis.
This service is for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Client support drop-in on a first-come, first-serve


1- 2 pm - Tenancy support drop-in on a first-come, first-served basis.
This service is for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.  

Counseling  - Phone or email to be added to the waitlist.



10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Client support drop-in on a first-come, first-served basis.      


The schedule is subject to change.

Please call 250-753-0633

if you would like to confirm times before you visit.

















Click here or the above photo for a list of Community Health and Social Service Programs available in Nanaimo





Researchers at Osgoode Hall Law School are putting out a call for individuals who have experienced sexual assault to participate the following survey for a study on complainants’ motivations for filing claims in instances of sexual assault. You do not have to have filed a civil lawsuit pertaining to your assault to participate. The survey can be accessed through the link below and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. All participants will remain anonymous at all times. Thank you for your participation in this important research.










Join our Board!

We are accepting applications for volunteer Board members.  More...

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We apologize for any inconvenience but our Paypal and Online Donation option is experiencing technical difficulties. Please feel free to bring your donation into the Centre ( 150 Wallace) until we are able to relaunch this feature.

Thank you!

We are currently accepting clothing, kitchen supplies, health care items and furniture donations. For a list of our current needs, please click here.  With these donations, we provide health kits and basic home starter kits for women and families. Donations are accepted between 10 a.m. -12 noon or 1-2:45 p.m. from Tuesday-Friday. Thank you for your generosity!

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The Nanaimo Women's Resources Society is a registered Canadian charitable organization


150 Wallace Street

Nanaimo, BC 

V9R 5B1

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10AM - 3PM

Tuesday - Friday