News & Events

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday September 27, 2018

Please join us on Thursday September 27th as iSisters will host its first ever Awareness Event and share the contributions its made for women in Ottawa. The event will take place at The Royal Oak on Kent at Slater from 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Tickets will be sold for a chance to win fantastic prizes! We look […]

Grey Birch Foundation Supports New iSisters Program

The Grey Birch Foundation has approved a $12,000 grant for the new iSisters Assistive Technology (iAT) Program which will be delivered at the Youville Centre this fall. People with disabilities experience greater social and economic barriers and higher levels of poverty than people without disabilities. Assistive Technology (AT) helps address barriers and can positively impact […]

Artist, Brandon McVittie & Wall Space Gallery Bringing Awareness to iSisters

This solo exhibition by Ottawa artist Brandon McVittie sets out to present the many facets of his established career as a genre painter. Please join us for the opening reception to toast Brandon’s new collection and raise awareness for iSisters.  Wall Space Gallery, 358 Richmond Road, Ottawa Artist Reception: Thursday July 5, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30PM […]

Ottawa Community Foundation Invested for Good with iSisters

The Ottawa Community Foundation (OCF) recently announced its approval for a $20,050 grant for iSisters.  Funding granted by OCF will support the evolution of the iSisters Community Impact Project in partnership with the Ottawa Community Housing Foundation (OCHF) and Britannia Woods Community House. This program empowers local women in need living in OCHF housing by providing […]

I am a computer student in the iSisters course taught by Zahide.  I find the course extremely helpful.  Zahide explains the material step by step.   It is very helpful as the skills are very...

Charmaine, iSisters graduate

“Cornerstone offers a variety of programs and services that we hope one day will enable women to move out of the shelter with a tool box full of skills.  One of these programs is...

Transition worker, Cornerstone

“As a result of our partnership with iSisters, Youville Centre has been able to integrate technology into the curriculum and provide our young mothers with computer opportunities to enhance their future studies and careers....

Judith Sarginson, Executive Director, Youville Centre

“I am taking the iSisters level 3 computer course and have found it very, very useful.  It has opened many, many locked doors in front of me. I have a new job.  They gave...

Sarah, iSisters student

“The purpose of this letter is to tell everybody how the computer course has helped me in achieving my goals. Right now I am taking a Masters course at Ottawa University where I need...

Yaquelin, iSisters student