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Upcoming Events

Women of Distinction Awards

The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank is our premier fundraising event, honouring extraordinary women leaders and businesses. 


Date: June 7, 2021

Time: 6:30 pm

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April 21, 2021

YWCA Services Spotlight Sessions for Single Moms

The Employment Navigator program for single mothers is pleased to present a fun-filled evening featuring five YWCA programs. Join us for an informative evening learning from five guest speakers as...
Our Campaigns
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Stay Home

Gender-based violence in Canada has increased 20-30% during stay-at-home orders.

Isolation, financial instability and reduced access to support services have left women facing tougher barriers to leaving abusive relationships.

YWCA Wall for Women
655 Burrard St, Vancouver

YWCA Wall for Women

To break down the walls of violence, we painted a wall of hope.

The Wall for Women is a permanent gift to the community that depicts the strength of women and shines light on the “shadow pandemic” of intimate partner violence. 

International Women's Day
March 8, 2021

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day takes place every year on March 8. It’s a time to celebrate women's achievements and to bring awareness to all the work still left to be done.

Women's March
October 17 to 23, 2021

Week Without Violence

Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over 90 countries around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence.