I AM HOPE

Our mission is to intervene, empower, and lead when and where women need us most. Find out more about programs and services at the YWCA.

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We are dedicated to breaking cycles of family violence, homelessness, and poverty. When and where she needs us most, we provide emergency shelter, housing, counselling, child development and support. Share in our mission by helping to foster healthy women, healthy families, and thriving communities.

Everyone here has been so helpful with figuring out my next steps, especially at a time when I couldn’t think straight.

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From Our Blog

Gold for Men, Last Place for Women: Media Reporting on Olympics

The Canadian women in the 2016 Rio Olympics have lit the stage with dazzling athletic performances winning the […]

Consent and Yes Means Yes

August brings the end of summer and starts a countdown to the beginning of school for all types […]

Gaslighting and Emotional Abuse

“You’re crazy – that never happened.”
 “You see everything in the most negative way.” “It’s all in your […]

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News and Media

MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA APPLAUDS STEPS TO CREATE ADEQUATE INCOME OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN

For immediate release CALGARY, June 30, 2016 – The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) applauds the provincial government’s progress […]

MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA HOSTS 2015 – 16 REPORT TO COMMUNITY

For immediate release CALGARY, June 21, 2016 –The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) is proud to host its 105th […]

MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA CELEBRATES DONATION FROM LAND PURCHASER

For immediate release Calgary, May 16, 2016 – Great Gulf is entering Calgary in a big way: making […]

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