Blog Posts from April, 2019

Sandy’s Story: From Survival Mode to a Promising New Beginning

When leaving violence, women and their children often find themselves without stable housing – which is the first and often hardest step towards...

Four Sacred Indigenous Plants

This is a guest blog written by Wanda Pelletier, a Cree woman from the Cowessess First Nation #73 in Saskatchewan and the FASD Key Worker Program...

Finding Career Success with YWCA FOCUS@Work

For new immigrants to Canada, making the first steps into employment may seem like a daunting task. It’s not only about finding work, it’s also about...

The Volunteer Instructors

As a non-profit organization, volunteers are an integral part of our facility. In fact, 52% of our classes are taught by volunteer instructors! We...

How Diana Turned Her Life Around

Single mothers and their children remain the poorest families in BC – they have the most difficulty finding affordable housing and are among the most...

10 Tips to Improve Professional Email Communication

With the popularity of texting and online communication channels such as WhatsApp, Messenger, etc. rising, emails have been on the decline,...