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Welcome to the YWCA Montreal

Since 1875, the YWCA Montreal and its Foundation have contributed to improving the lives of women and girls by increasing their skills, self-esteem and autonomy, encouraging their personal growth and preventing all forms of violence through various programs adapted to their needs. The organization is working to build a better future for women and girls in a just society where women and girls have the power and opportunity to realize their full potential.

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NEWS

OPENING NEW DOORS FOR WOMEN SINCE 1875
THE YWCA MONTREAL CELEBRATES ITS 140th ANNIVERSARY
On February 23, 1875, the YWCA Montreal was officially established, making it one of the oldest community organizations in the greater Montreal area. At the time, the organization’s mission was to “receive young women who come as strangers to the city, obtain for them board and employment, attend generally to their temporal and moral welfare.”

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SCOTIABANK CHARITY CHALLENGE

Sign up for Scotiabank Charity Challenge, to be held April 26 at Parc Jean Drapeau ! Be inspired by this video of our 2014 team!



Overcome a Sporting challenge by participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Join the “Fondation Y des femmes-YWCA” Team to support the YWCA Montreal and its Foundation. Take action to build a better future for women and girls!

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«WIN A STAY TO MONTREAL AND A CHANCE TO SEE THE MONTREAL CANADIANS IN ACTION»
Discover the Montreal Y Hotel and have a chance to win:
• 1 night double occupancy at the Montreal Y Hotel located at the corner of René-Lévesque and Crescent
• 2 tickets for the Senators-Canadians game on March 12, 2015 at the Bell Centre.
The contest ends on February 28, 2015 at midnight.
Prize valued at $300


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CENTRE MULTI
To access the schedule of activities starting January26 for the 2015 WinterSession, click here

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Ongoing recruitment
Are you a woman looking for a job?
The Employability Department at the
YWCA Montreal is here to help you!


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NEW SERVICE FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF SENIORS IS AVAILABLE AT THE YWCA
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The YWCA Montreal announces the launch of its Family Caregivers Support Program.
What : SERVICES

  • Psychosocial support
  • Legal information
  • Monthly conferences
  • Wellness activities
  • Respite care

Where : At the YWCA Montreal
1355 boul. René-Lévesque Ouest

Studio 3 (Lower ground floor)

Contact : 514-866-9941 # 229 prochesaidantes@ydesfemmesmtl.org

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CALL FOR CANDIDATES: 22TH WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AWARDS 2015
Reveal a Woman of Distinction!
The YWCA Montreal and the Women’s Y Foundation are pleased to put out a call for candidates for the 2015 Women of Distinction Awards. Now is the time to send in the name of a Woman of Distinction, to publicly acknowledge a woman working in any field whose actions have reshaped her own personal and professional world, as well as our society.


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Hypersexualization Awareness Campaign
The YWCA Montreal Launches four videos sf
for parents and other adults

In honour of International Women's Day, the YWCA Montreal and its Foundation are launching four videos aimed at raising awareness among parents and other adults about the effects of hypersexualization on youth in Quebec. The release of the videos marks the beginning of a province-wide awareness campaign in Quebec elementary schools. The initiative seeks to educate parents about hypersexualization and provide the tools they need to tackle the issue.

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