Support Our Housing Initiatives
We need your help to build new housing communities that will provide safe, affordable and supportive homes for single mothers and their children.
53% of single-parent households in British Columbia live below the poverty line, and these households are predominately led by women. On our YWCA waitlist alone, we currently have more than 2,000 women seeking affordable permanent housing.
We are partnering with Qualex-Landmark Orchard Limited Partnership to provide 32 new two-and-three-bedroom units in the heart of Burnaby. In an excellent location close to Metrotown, grocery stores, library, Central Park and transit, this new YWCA housing community will provide much-needed housing units for low- and moderate-income single mothers and their children in the community.
YWCA units will be in a five-storey building and will include an amenity space, a children’s play area and communal laundry facilities with the option for residents to add laundry machines to their units. Residents will also have access to YWCA resources such as child care, legal education and employment services.
We are embarking on a capital campaign and have raised 6.3M of our $11.7M goal. We are actively seeking donors to raise the remaining $5.4 million.
For more information or to make a donation, contact Bobbi Sarai at email@example.com | 604 418 2225 or donate online now.