Amy Juschka

Mapping out the Next Three Years | YWCA Strategic Plan

This past spring, YWCA Metro Vancouver began work on a new three-year strategic plan. Launched in October, this new plan builds on the progress of...

MMIWG - From Truth to Action

Each year during the third week of October, people in more than 90 countries around the world mark YWCA Week Without Violence, a week-long series of...

Celebrating a $4.25M Anonymous Donation

Communities are made stronger by those who care about improving the lives of others. The YWCA is honoured to announce a $4.25M contribution from an...

YWCA CEO Janet Austin will be the next Lieutenant Governor of BC

A message from Janet: A message from Janet Austin, CEO from YWCA Metro Vancouver on Vimeo . A message from Geri Prior, YWCA Board Chair: After 15...

YWCA employment services: Helping youth find jobs and joy

Naturally friendly and outgoing, Jolissa Crossley’s positivity is infectious. She has a wide smile and talks excitedly about her life and pursuits...

Cultivating social competence: activities for preschoolers

Children are most likely to be secure, confident, and socially competent when they are surrounded by warmth and affection, but have also been taught...

Nominate a woman or workplace for a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Do you know a woman whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of Metro Vancouver? Do you know a business that supports...

5 preschool-friendly outdoor activities for fall

As summer draws to a close, it can be challenging to find fun kid-friendly outdoor activities. But outside play can be a great way to help children...

7 tips for raising healthy eaters

We know that good nutrition and a balanced diet help kids grow up to be happy and healthy. According to Health Canada, there’s a relationship between...

Innovative program changes lives through "whole-life" support

Alisha* lived in the same home with her husband and three daughters for 15 years, but just a year ago she would not have been able to find her own...

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