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Together we can empower change.

For 107 years, YW has supported women and their families to thrive, adopted to changing needs and created safe, respectful places to heal and grow.

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YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®

Ladies and gentlemen, its time to STEP UP and take a stand to help break the cycle of family violence in our city!

On Tuesday, September 18, hundreds of Calgarians will put on a pair of high heels and strut down Stephen Avenue to support women and their families.

Register & start fundraising today!

 YW Transformation Campaign

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IN 2017 ALONE WE HELPED OVER
5,394 CALGARIANS
THROUGH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Free employment skills program for women.

Goal setting, résumé writing, networking,
interview skills, job search techniques, one-on-one coaching & more!

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We are YW Calgary

We support women to gain control of their lives, achieve economic security and live free of violence.

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The success of the women and families supported by YW are your success too. We cannot do this alone, your support helps us provide vulnerable women with flexible, personalized support to help them and their families move forward with dignity in times of crises.

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More than a decade of walking for women and their children 07 August 2018

More than a decade of walking for women and their children

Mary found herself trapped in an abusive relationship. Mary faced demeaning and degrading comments daily, but when the abuse turned physical, Mary knew she had [...]

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GUEST BLOG: Anti-racism 19 July 2018

GUEST BLOG: Anti-racism

For Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, we are featuring a blog written by a YW team member on her experiences with Apartheid and the institutionalized [...]

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Greyhound Closure 13 July 2018

Greyhound Closure

When you live in the hustle and bustle of big city life with access to hospitals, doctors, groceries and government agencies, it can be [...]

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