Housing

YWCA May Brown Place: Safe Affordable Family Homes in Memory of an Icon

In early 2021, our newest housing community for women and children will open in North Vancouver. Formerly known as YWCA St. Georges, this housing has...

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Statement on the 2020 Budget Announcement

BC Budget 2020 delivers on the final year of its three-year commitments set out in budget 2018 but could have done more for people living in poverty...

Canada’s First Second-Stage Transition House Turns 40 – Mira’s Story

This year marks the 40th anniversary of YWCA Munroe House, Canada’s first second-stage transition house. While “it’s complicated to ‘celebrate’ four...

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 (...

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...

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...