1992 The agency was incorporated in August and officially became the Women's Sexual Assault Helpline & Outreach Services of York Region.
1993 Hired six women to fill five full-time equivalent positions and the helpline was up and running!
1994 In September of 1994, the first "York Region Take Back the Night Rally & March" was held!
1996 Relocated to accommodate the growth of the agency!
1997 The beginning of the High School Outreach Program.
2000 Established the Dianne Hamilton Award for Volunteer Excellence in honour of Dianne Hamilton, an extraordinary volunteer.
2001 Received funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation and United Way of York Region to implement and expand the High School Outreach Program.
2002 The agency received a 3-year grant to continue the work of the Violence Against Women program. The agency also held its first ever Annual Raffle and launched the Diversity Outreach Program to provide services to women from diverse communities in York Region.
2003 The agency officially changed the name to Women's Support Network of York Region to better realize and serve our growing network. They developed the "Sexual Violence for Teen's Handbook" and held the first Annual Fundraising Luncheon.
2007 Held the first Annual Black to Basics Walk where participants walked 60kms in the span of two nights.
2008 Formed key partnerships with York District School Board, York Regional Police and York Region Abuse Program.
2010 Started a new project with The Status of Women Canada to provide services to young girls at risk of sexual exploitation and human trafficking in York Region.
2012 The agency was the recipient of the Ontario Association Chief of Police Victim Assistance Committee Award.
2013 The agency was the recipient of the Walk with Me Canada Victim Services Certificate of Appreciation.
2015 The agency received a 3-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to continue the work of assisting women in York Region who have been trafficked and to address the root cause of sex trafficking.
2016 The agency hosted the first ever Freedom Fair to raise awareness about human trafficking in York Region.
2018 WSN received funding through the Ontario Anti-Human Trafficking Community Supports Fund to provide a rental housing assistance program in York Region for survivors of human trafficking.
2018 WSN hired York Region's 1st Anti-Human Trafficking Trauma Counsellor.
2019 WSN launched the 1st Safe Passages residential healing retreat program for sexually exploited survivors of human trafficking.