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.


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.


Mindful Moments

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


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.


Transitional Housing

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


Community Housing

Secure, safe and permanent supported housing for women who have experienced chronic homelessness, addiction and mental health challenges.


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.


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.


Group Counselling

Women and their families can build stronger relationships and a healthy future in a safe, supportive environment.



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


Visitation Services

A safe and supportive environment where children and non-custodial parents can connect in times of parental crisis or conflict.