A century of support for women and children

Our programs and services are designed to help vulnerable women find stability, then build the skills and confidence they need to make permanent, positive change in their lives. We also offer programs for children and men, as well as services to help women and men overcome language barriers.


Adult Counselling

Women, men and gender-diverse individuals can develop coping skills in a safe, supportive environment.


Affordable Housing

The YW Affordable Housing program offers safe housing for lone women, and/or women with one child.



Quality childcare near downtown Calgary that focuses on play-based learning and experiences for children up to five years old.


Community-based Supports

Women facing homelessness receive an individualized plan that helps them overcome health issues and other barriers to establish a secure, stable home.


Domestic Violence Shelter

YW Sheriff King Home offers a safe place for women and children fleeing violence as they heal, and continued support as they plan for the next stage in their lives.


Emergency Shelter

YW offers a safe place for women fleeing violence as they heal, and continued support as they plan for the next stage in their lives.


Family Resource Network

The YW Family Resource Networks is a provincial network of community-based service providers providing high quality prevention and early intervention services and supports for families.


Introduction to Supervision

This course will look at several mental health concerns that are often present for those impacted by domestic violence.


Mindful Moments

Learn mindfulness and self-regulation skills to manage stressful situations and build stronger family connections.


Strengthening Families

Free virtual workshops for children, parents and caregivers navigating family transition (divorce / separation).


Supervised Parenting Time

Supervised parenting time on weekends in a group supervision setting. Fee-for-service with subsidy available.


Transitional Housing

Transitional Housing offers a place for women to stay as they secure housing and take steps towards empowerment and independence.


Trauma-Informed & Supervision

This interactive live, webinar will explore the emerging topic of trauma-informed supervision in the human services.