Domestic & Sexual Violence
Programs like YWCA Harbour House Women’s Emergency Shelter and the YWCA Amethyst Project, which provides an important third option for victims of sexual violence.
Trauma & Crisis Prevention/Intervention
Programs like Safe Visitation and Project Child Recovery, a support group for children agest 6-17 who have experienced trauma.
Poverty, Housing & Homelessness
Support for women transitioning out of Harbour House and programs like Hestia Homes, a program that teaches independent living skills for youth ages 19-24 who are (or are at risk of becoming) homeless.
Leadership & Empowerment
Programs like GirlSpace, youth conferences, and the Young Women’s Leadership Council.
Advocacy & Awareness
We are the voice for the social and economic well-being of women with government, the media and the community at large.
Young Womens Christian Association of Lethbridge & District (YWCA Lethbridge & District) is a registered charitable not-for-profit organization (CRA #108227919 RR0001). We issue tax receipts for donations over $10 that meet Canada Revenue Agency criteria. Unless specifically designated, your donation will fund YWCA Lethbridge’s areas of greatest need. YWCA Lethbridge is one of only 175 Canadian charities/non-profits to achieve Imagine Canada accreditation. Imagine Canada’s Standards Program awards accreditation to Canadian charities and nonprofits that demonstrate excellence in five areas of operations: board governance; financial accountability & transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer involvement.