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Women of Distinction Awards – Live Auction Sneak Peek

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honour individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements...

Why young mothers are hesitant in asking for help

"There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother." — Sarah Josepha Hale For a lot of people, mother-figures play an integral part in shaping...

Know your rights in the workplace

Women should feel safe and free from harassment in every aspect of their life; however, as many as 90% of women report they’ve experienced sexual...

Celebrating Youth: BC Youth Week 2017 events

It's BC Youth Week for first week of May. Young people have always played an active role in the way society has been shaped and now more so than ever...

Make a mother's day

Motherhood is a tough job. It’s even harder when you’re a young mom trying to complete high school. Raising a child while trying to improve your...

National Volunteer Week 2017

YWCA programs rely heavily on the help of volunteers in the community. Across Metro Vancouver, our volunteers do it all: they are workshop...

Grand Opening: YWCA Cause We Care House and VPL nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch

New building brings library branch and affordable housing to East Hastings. nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona branch and YWCA Cause We Care House Community...

Intersectionality | YWCA Metro Vancouver Blog

People are talking about feminism more than ever. The use of the tag #feminism increased by 20% in 2016 from 2015. #feminism isn't the only thing...

Supergirl donates super foods to single moms

Single Moms Have Some ‘ Super ’ Friends Vancouver is known as Hollywood North because of the large number of television and films that choose our...

YWCA Young Women's National Leadership Summit brings together youth leaders

Last year, through my participation in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Youth Advisory Committee , I was given the opportunity to join YWCA Canada’s Leadership...

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