Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario

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Service: Provincial Office

Contact Information
Alternate Name Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario ; FWIO ; ROSE Program ; Tweedsmuir History Books
Office Phone 905-662-2691
E-Mail fwio@fwio.on.ca
Website www.fwio.on.ca
Primary Contact Kim Sauder, Office Administrator; Email: kim@fwio.on.ca
Alternate Contact Andrea Morrison, Program & Communications Manager; Email: andream@fwio.on.ca
Located In Community Stoney Creek
Address & Map
552 Ridge Rd
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2Y6
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Accessibility Partially Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provincial headquarters for the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario. 
* approximately 4,000 Members and 300 Branches across Ontario 
* personal growth opportunities for rural/urban women and families 
* educational programs 
* health and wellness initiatives 
* advocacy for social/economic change 
* assists women to become active citizens 
* promotes leadership skills
Sup. Description Programs and activities include: 
ROSE (Rural Ontario Sharing Education) Program 
*a unique province-wide initiative driven by Women's Institute Members who organize a broad range of educational programs and events in their communities. 
Scholarship and Awards program to assist: 
* students pursuing higher education 
* members furthering their education 
* students in developing countries 
Tweedsmuir History Books 
* compile and preserve local community history and Women's Institute events 
* important research tool for study of Ontario history at local level
Hours Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm 
Areas Served Ontario
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Call for information
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1897 (Women's Institute movement) ; 1919 (organization of FWIO)
Funding Membership fees, partnerships
Elections Annually
Print Material Provincial Newsletter: Home & Country ROSE Garden
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ~ Rural Residents ; Family Life Education ; General Health Education Programs ~ Rural Residents ; Student Financial Aid ~ Rural Residents ; Women's Advocacy Groups