Learn more about the programs and services we offer.

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton offers many programs and services to women and girls at risk of being criminalized.



Aboriginal Women's Program

-a program designed by Aboriginal women, for Aboriginal women

Community Resources Program

-psychological, educational, vocational, and practical assistance

Court Program

-assistance for women appearing in Provincial Criminal Docket Courts

Employment Services Program

-a program designed to reduce barriers to employment

Financial Literacy Program

-a program that fosters self-worth with financial literacy skills

Girls Empowered and Strong

-a program to help teenage girls make healthy life choices

Legal Clinic Program

-assists federally sentenced women at Edmonton Institute for Women

Prison Liaison Program

-provides help for imprisoned women

Record Suspension Program

-helps women with the process of applying for a record suspension

Women's Empowerment Program

-a program that helps women empower themselves after experiencing violence

Visitation Centre (Centre 170)

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, in partnership with Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, operates the Visitation Centre (Centre 170) for the new Edmonton Remand Centre.



  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bus tickets (when available)
  • Clothing room
  • Coffee and snacks
  • Drop-in workshops
  • Hygiene kits
  • Laundry facilities
  • Smudging


If we cannot help you, we provide referrals to external community resources, such as the Food Bank or Sleep Country for mattresses.