Managing Stress and Anxiety: Mindfulness for families

2020-05-13T09:49:33-06:00May 13th, 2020|Our View|

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a wave of uncertainty and stress to our daily lives. During this time, it is important to understand that your feelings and emotions are normal and that you’re not in this alone! This blog is part of a wellness-focused series that provides some tools and strategies used [...]

Managing Stress and Anxiety: Breathing

2020-05-06T12:51:00-06:00May 6th, 2020|Our View|

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a wave of uncertainty and stress to our daily lives. During this time, it is important to understand that your feelings and emotions are normal and that you're not in this alone! This blog is part of a wellness-focused series that provides some tools and strategies [...]

Managing Stress and Anxiety: Stopping thought distortions

2020-04-28T14:22:10-06:00April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a wave of uncertainty and stress to our daily lives. During this time, it is important to understand that your feelings and emotions are normal and that you're not in this alone! This blog is the first in a wellness-focused series that will provide some tips [...]

Domestic Violence during COVID-19

2020-04-27T15:18:48-06:00April 24th, 2020|Our View|

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges and restrictions to all of our daily lives. But for families in need of support, their options have always been limited. The pandemic has given us a sobering reminder of how fragile safety and well-being can be. We are all connected and one person’s wellness impacts another [...]

How to Support YW During COVID-19

2020-05-04T14:54:29-06:00April 6th, 2020|Our View|

YW Calgary is working hard to limit COVID-19’s impact on the vulnerable women and families we support. While some of our programs are closed, we cannot stop providing our critical services which include our shelter programs that see nearly 200 women and children every night. We are being proactive in our response and making [...]

COVID-19 Income Supports

2020-04-15T16:24:41-06:00March 30th, 2020|Our View|

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges in all of our lives. The situation has impacted many of us financially, but it can be difficult to know where to turn for support. In addition to existing income supports, the federal and provincial governments are offering extra help to individuals and families in these unprecedented [...]

YW Calgary COVID-19 Update

2020-05-25T11:45:50-06:00March 13th, 2020|Our View|

YW Calgary Coronavirus Update: May 25, 2020 YW Calgary has been working diligently and closely monitoring the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in our city, our province and across the globe. YW Calgary is taking our lead from Alberta Health Services (AHS). YW is being proactive in our response and action to this virus and making [...]