Saturday, May 5

SWC Funds Single Mothers' Programs in London Ontario

Status of Women Canada announced a grant of $85,000 to Single Women in Motherhood Training Program Inc., a non-profitorganization aimed at providing a supportive environment and educationalprograms that single mothers can use to maintain family stability andsecurity. The funding will be used to undertake Phase II of the Women'sEconomic Independence Initiative.

Based in London, Single Women in Motherhood Training Program Inc.achieves its goals through various projects including life-coaching andmentorship with senior women as well as drop-in programs. They offer workshopsand seminars that teach financial management, coping, parenting, and stressmanagement skills. The organization has also developed alliances with otherservice organizations in order to be able to direct members to a full array ofresources they can use to better their lives.

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