Blog Posts from 2020

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...

Accessing Justice as a Survivor of Intimate Partner Violence, During a Global Pandemic

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week takes place across Canada from May 24 to 30, 2020. The annual awareness week shines a light on issues faced by...

5 Ways to Boost Your Job Search During COVID-19

Looking for work is challenging enough, but when you throw a global pandemic into the mix, it can be significantly more difficult. If you’re a job...

Mischa Weisz Foundation Supports Indigenous Youth Mentorship

The YWCA Circle of Sisters program recently benefited from a generous donation from the Mischa Weisz Foundation, allowing many more self-identified...

Cleaning and Disinfecting Tips from the YWCA Hotel Housekeeping Team

As society is gradually opening back up and our daily interactions increase, proper cleaning and disinfection at home is a good layer of defence to...

Resource Updates: Supports for Single Moms and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Even before COVID-19, a significant number of single mothers across the province already struggled to make ends meet while trying to ensure their...

National Volunteer Week 2020 - Thank You to All YWCA Volunteers!

National Volunteer Week (April 19 – 25) is a time for organizations across Canada to honour volunteers for the irreplaceable impact of their time and...

Making Connections in the Age of Social Distancing - YWCA Program Delivery During COVID-19

These last few weeks have been described again and again in many of the same ways: astonishing, evolving, strange, unprecedented. We’re sure you can...

YWCA High School Mentor Introduces Initiative to Support Physicians in BC During the COVID-19 Pandemic

One of YWCA’s very own returning h igh school mentors , Vivian Tsang, is the co-founder of a group of six compassionate BC medical students starting...

Covid-19: Financial Supports for Women and Their Families

In response to the outbreak of Covid-19 across Canada, the federal and provincial governments have announced a series of new benefits and changes to...

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