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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

The YWCA Montreal and
its Foundation
wish you
Happy Holidays and a
Happy New Year
2015

CENTRE MULTI
To access the schedule of activities for the 2015 Winter Session, click here

Activity descriptions

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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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A NEW SERVICE FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF SENIORS IS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE YWCA MONTREAL
Montreal, December 3, 2014 ff
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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November 25 – December 6
12 DAYS OF ACTION FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Invitation to a LUNCH AND LEARN
Friday, December 5, 2014 from 12 pm to 1:30 pm
Special guests:
Marie-Claude Lortie, Journalist for La Presse
Lili-Anna Peresa, CEO of Centraide
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Bring your lunch. Beverages supplied.
PLEASE Reserve before December 3rd.

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INVITATION TO SHARE YOUR STORIES
We invite you to send us your stories about the impact this event has had on your life.
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LIGHT THE NIGHT
The Olympic Stadium Tower and Montreal’s City Hall will be illuminated in red and purple to commemorate the tragedy of 6.12.1989 and raise awareness about violence against women. This illumination is the result of our efforts to make Montreal part of the national initiative of the
YWCAmovement “Light the Night Against Violence”. #lightthenight
Photo Credits:
Olympic Stadium: Régie des installations olympiques (RIO)
Montreal's City Hall: Denis Labine



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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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www.ydesfemmesmtl.org/capsule.html