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YWCA OF CALGARY CLIENTS FROM FAMILY VIOLENCE SHELTER AND DOWNTOWN HOMELESS RESIDENCE MOVED TO SAFETY

2013-06-21T20:08:01+00:00June 21st, 2013|Housing, Press Releases|

Calgary, Alberta: As of 1:30pm June 21, 2013 approximately 70 women and their children from two YWCA of Calgary shelters are now together and safe on high ground in Northwest Calgary. The YWCA would like to express their appreciation to the City of Calgary Emergency Services for their exceptional response in creating an evacuation centre [...]

ATTENTION YWCA STAFF

2013-06-21T18:40:58+00:00June 21st, 2013|Staff Announcement|

YWCA email access is down. Please stay tuned to social media and website for updates. Please do not call into the downtown main line. If you have not been called please just wait for more information.    

YWCA OF CALGARY RESIDENCE FOR HOMELESS WOMEN, MARY DOVER HOUSE, ATTEMPTING EVACUATION

2013-06-21T18:21:49+00:00June 21st, 2013|Housing, Press Releases|

Calgary, Alberta - (June 21, 2013): As the flooding situation worsens in downtown Calgary, the YWCA of Calgary is attempting to evacuate the residents in their downtown homeless shelter, Mary Dover House. They are currently waiting on available bussing. More information will follow as it becomes available. Status updates will also be available online.   [...]

YWCA OF CALGARY FAMILY VIOLENCE SHELTER EVACUATED, OTHER PROGRAMS SUSPENDED

2013-06-21T14:49:58+00:00June 21st, 2013|Press Releases|

Calgary, Alberta - (June 21, 2013): Last night 10 women and 10 children, who have recently fled family violence were evacuated last night from the YWCA Sheriff King Home shelter in low-lying Inglewood. The women spent the night securely in a community church hall in the city’s Northwest. When Calgary Police arrived YWCA officials expressed concern [...]

YWCA’s Elsbeth Mehrer Discusses Domestic Violence and Crime Stats with the Calgary Herald

2013-06-07T17:29:54+00:00June 7th, 2013|In the News|

A new report says the crime rate in Calgary is dropping, but it's unclear if there is truly less crime, or if fewer people are reporting incidences to police. The YWCA of Calgary Elsbeth Mehrer recently spoke with the Calgary Herald on why domestic violence is often unreported: [callout title=""]YWCA spokeswoman Elsbeth Mehrer said the [...]

Vermilion Energy and the YWCA of Calgary Open Employment Resource Centre for Women

2013-06-03T16:15:11+00:00June 3rd, 2013|Press Releases|

***MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY*** One door opens many. Media are invited to the opening of the new Vermilion Energy/YWCA of Calgary Employment Resource Centre (ERC). WHAT: The Employment Resource Centre will assist vulnerable women who are struggling with poverty to build life skills, job search techniques, resume writing skills and connections with education partners and employers. [...]