La rue des Femmes, non-profit organization founded by Léonie Couture in 1994, is a relational health centre that welcomes and cares for women in a state of homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.

Our mission

  • Offer therapeutic and preventive care to women in a state of homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Engage in research and provide training in relational health to care providers.
  • Raise public awareness of the issue and challenges of homelessness.
  • Promote relational health as a key aspect of overall health that is as vitally important as one’s physical and mental well-being.

Our vision

  • Change people’s understanding of homelessness.
  • Modify the approach to the care provided to people living in a state of homelessness.
  • Become a leader in relational health care, research and training
  • Offer our services to all homeless women, regardless of the severity of their situation.