YWCA Seeds of Independence
An outreach program providing mobile support to women who have left abusive relationships
YWCA Violence Prevention Program
Providing individual and group support for women experiencing intimate partner violence
YWCA WORKBC LEADS
12-week program of specialized employment services for survivors of violence and/or abuse
One-to-one legal support and group workshops on a range of legal matters for women in need
Outreach for Japanese-Speaking Women
Support to Japanese-speaking women experiencing abuse from an intimate partner or a homestay situation
Half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16.
Living in limbo: we can end hardships for Mothers without Legal Status
At the YWCA, decades of experience have shown us that when we meet the needs of women on the margins, all women benefit. It’s why we continue with...
Cyberviolence: When abuse continues online
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. I grew up reciting this nursery rhyme and believing its message, but now that I’m...