Heiky Kwan

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...

YWCA Housing Update | Fall 2019

Celebrating 40 years, a grand opening & a new housing community YWCA Metro Vancouver continues to seek partnerships to provide more housing for...

YWCA Hotel Is Expanding! Here's Why

A large display with the words “Clang! Sorry! Clang Clang! Really sorry!” hangs curiously on the side of the YWCA Hotel/Residence on Beatty. As...

Recognizing Unpaid Care: Why We Need to Make Invisible Work Visible

From cooking, cleaning and caring for children and elderly family members, to scheduling doctor’s appointments and parent-teacher meetings, women...

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...

Activities and attractions along Vancouver’s skytrain

Vancouver’s transit systems makes it quite easy to get around town (especially downtown) and explore the surrounding areas. Visitors can access many...

YWCA Como Lake Mews Grand Opening

YWCA Metro Vancouver innovates to find affordable housing solutions for single mothers. It's a growing trend across Metro Vancouver as non-profits...

Member Success Profile: Mike

When children, family and career came into the picture, Mike became less active. Realizing that he was becoming something that he wasn’t, he turned...

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...

YWCA and the City of Vancouver breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace

City breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace, adding 31 units of affordable family housing to Vancouver. VANCOUVER, B.C. –...

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