108 years of providing safe shelter

2018-12-20T14:08:29+00:00December 20th, 2018|Our View|

“In 1907, a young woman arrived by train in Calgary and looked for a place to stay. She went to all of the boarding houses and hostels, and finally began knocking on doors of private residences, but she could not find a room.” You see at the time young women were not desirable boarders as [...]

Beyond the Hour: a Recap

2016-07-08T10:59:37+00:00July 8th, 2016|Our View|

Part of what makes the YWCA such a great place to work is the support and commitment our staff have to ongoing learning experiences. Our staff continues to ensure they are always on top of best practices in their various programs, to cultivate an environment that is innovative and engaged. Attitudes like this ensure we [...]