Blog Posts from June, 2020

YWCA Metro Vancouver's Submission to the BC Budget 2021 Consultation

YWCA Metro Vancouver's Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services SUMMARY OF ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS This...

Youth Pedal to Success with YWCA Gear Up

Building skills and confidence is an essential part of any successful job training program. YWCA Metro Vancouver is excited to re-launch an exciting...

YWCA Employment Programs Adapt

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s employment programs have demonstrated incredible adaptability over the last few months. In a matter of days, programs moved...

Adapting Food Programs to Feed Families

When times are tough, putting food on the table can be an overwhelming stressor for families. One in six children in the province live in food...

Essential for Families: YWCA Child Care

YWCA Metro Vancouver has long advocated for affordable and accessible child care for families. We operate four early learning and child care centres...

Violence Against Women Increased During Pandemic

It has been widely reported that the pandemic has resulted in increased intimate partner violence. Many women, including those living in YWCA Metro...

YWCA Hotel – Shelter in the Storm

The YWCA Hotel is one of the organization’s social enterprises, bringing in a steady source of income that directly supports our programs, from child...

Staying Healthy + Fit with YWCA Health + Fitness

The YWCA Health + Fitness Centre temporarily closed due to COVID-19 on March 19, 2020. We were so appreciative of members’ support and were moved...

YWCA Organizational COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan

Read the YWCA's Organizational COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan. This document is provided as a guide for staff working at the YWCA during the COVID-19...

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Statement on Racial Justice

YWCA Metro Vancouver denounces the systemic racism that undermines the safety and wellbeing of Black, Indigenous and racialized communities. As an...