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.
Services to support women to gain control of their lives.
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Are you fearless, compassionate,
caring and eager to learn?
Ways you can help
Your support enables women and children to thrive.
We are YW Calgary
We support women to gain control of their lives, achieve economic security and live free of violence.
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.
Steps Toward a Healthier Future
YW Counselling provides tools and strategies to manage strong emotions and help build healthy families. Lana Bentley, Program Operations Director, shares more about the program [...]
Mother’s Day is bittersweet day at YW. Women who find their way to YW are often fleeing abuse, experiencing poverty, homelessness or isolation. Some [...]
When misogyny kills
“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” ― Margaret Atwood News of the devastating [...]