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Our View – The YW Blog

June 2018

Terry Crews: The triple threat

By | June 15th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

You may know him as the face of Old Spice, or as Bedlam in Deadpool 2 or as the yogurt-loving Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, we know Terry Crews as an actor, an artist, one of the most thoughtful voices [...]

May 2018

Steps Toward a Healthier Future

By | May 18th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

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 and how it benefits YW clients: Q: When the YW [...]

Mother’s Day

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , |

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 have left their homes because they’re no longer safe and [...]

April 2018

March 2018

A New Evolution for YW Calgary

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , , |

This week YW celebrated a milestone in the construction of our new home with our long-time service partners from service partners from the Government of Alberta and the City of Calgary. We announced $8.6 million [...]

February 2018

Calling for change: Tina Fontaine

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Our View|

More than 1,200 Indigenous women and girls have gone missing or been murdered in Canada. This number represents the number of women and girls that Canada has failed. It represents a system, a culture [...]

Healthy Relationships

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: |

We’ve all heard about this mythical unicorn known as a healthy relationship, it is the gold standard by which we must hold every relationship too. It apparently exists somewhere in the universe, but no [...]

January 2018

Blue Monday, grey January & underemployment

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: Our View|

Like many Calgarians, Julie found herself affected by the economic downturn in 2016. She lost her job and was unsure where to turn for support. Unsuccessful in her job search for several months she began [...]