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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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You Can Help

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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Our Blog

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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Our feminist birthday wish in honour of Canada’s Birthday 04 July 2018

Our feminist birthday wish in honour of Canada’s Birthday

Ah Canada Day, the smell of fireworks and barbecue continues to linger in the air as many Calgarians have returned home to work after [...]

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5 years since the flood 25 June 2018

5 years since the flood

Last week marked five years since the June floods submerged Calgary and left many of citizens and organizations in crisis mode. The YW was [...]

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YW advocates with tenacity. Your voice is powerful and together we can create a community where women and their families are safe and healthy.

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