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Give Space To Women and their children

Help us build a trauma-informed building and so much more.

Give Space To Women In Need

Help us build a trauma-informed building and so much more.

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Whether it’s a few centimeters or an entire plaza, your gift creates spaces that provide safety, healing from trauma, connection to community, and new opportunities for women and children fleeing domestic violence.

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The Calgary Police respond to two domestic violence-related calls every hour of every day. The YW Crisis Shelter will ensure women and their families have the safe, supportive space they need to leave domestic violence behind forever.

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2X more crisis shelter spaces

One-on-one counselling

Licensed childcare

Affordable long-term housing

Pet-friendly so nobody gets left behind

I was treated as a person… respected and accepted. Thank you. You gave me hope!

-- YW Crisis Shelter Client

About Us

YW Calgary focuses on supporting women and their families to thrive safely and equitably. With the support of our donors, government partners and other social agencies we provide an array of programs and services which focus on preventing incidents of domestic violence and trauma by building knowledge and skills to promote healthy relationships, mental wellness and financial resiliency, all while continuing to offer the critical support women and their families need.

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