YWCA News & Events

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...

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...

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...

COVID-19 Update | YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Presented by Scotiabank Postponed

To our valued Women of Distinction community, After much careful consideration, and to reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, we have...

Staying Healthy at the YWCA: Our Response to COVID-19

Updated July 2020 To our valued YWCA community, With the evolving situation of COVID-19, we wanted to update you on measures YWCA Metro Vancouver is...

Grand Opening: YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace and Fire Hall No. 5

Families and Fire Trucks: Fire Hall and Housing for Single Mothers and Their Children Open in Innovative Building Vancouver Fire Rescue Services (...

How to Show Support, Stand in Solidarity this December 6th

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 6, 2019 marks 30 years since 14 women were murdered at L’Ecole...

Reframing the Approach to FASD Prevention and Treatment

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the leading cause of preventable developmental disability among Canadian children. 1 The result of prenatal...

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