Strategic Plan 2016-2019

As part of our on-going efforts to anticipate and respond to the needs of criminalized women in Toronto, Elizabeth Fry Toronto recently undertook a comprehensive needs assessment. This scan included interviews with various stakeholders, including service users, funders, staff and service partners, as well as a review of existing literature.

The need for safe, stable housing and flexible, wrap-around intensive supports for women was clear in the results.

Our Strategic Response

Over the next three years, Elizabeth Fry Toronto is focusing on these strategic priorities:

 Elizabeth Fry Toronto Strategic Plan 2016-2019

We look forward to working with our many stakeholders and supporters to pursue these priorities and ultimately work towards achieving hope, strength and justice.

Susan is a public speaker, educating people about the criminal justice system and legal rights. She exudes confidence and speaks with passion. It is hard to imagine that just a year ago, Susan was struggling with low self-esteem and was extremely shy. After a long history of incarceration, Susan was determined to change her life for the better. Susan joined the Peer Leadership program and developed public speaking skills, connected with positive role models and built her confidence. Susan is now a community educator, has re-connected with her family and is mentoring new members of the Peer Leadership program.