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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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