Since its creation, the YWCA Montreal has offered housing services and basic courses in reading, writing and arithmetic
First leadership activities in high schools
1355 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
No matter their religion, age or background
Submission of a brief on the situation of women in Canada
One of the first for women victims of conjugal violence and their children
The Legal Information Clinic offers confidential, individual, 30 minutes information sessions by appointment, with a volunteer lawyer or notary with experience in a variety of legal areas, and many other services!
Learn more about the Legal Information Clinic
Each year, hundreds of volunteers work closely with the YWCA team to offer women programs tailored to their needs.
Learn more about the Volunteer Centre
Orientation and service for employment
OSE offers women who are ready to return to the workforce, a wide range of services which are adapted to their specific needs.
The Women of Distinction Award acknowledges women’s role in social advancement, because they celebrate women who, through their engagement and achievements in their respective fields, are making a long-lasting and positive impact on society.
The Women’s Y Foundation seeks to ensure a stable and a continuous source of financing for the YWCA Montreal programs and services. Thus, it contributes in helping the YWCA Montreal play an active role in the socio-economic integration of women and girls from the Montreal community.
Social Reintegration program
The Women’s Y Residence program is designed for women experiencing a difficult period in their lives, who wish to participate in a social reintegration program. This program offers community living in a secure environment at an affordable cost.
Fringues is the ideal spot for women eager to make some great finds downtown at an affordable price. Whether it’s for work or everyday wear, the thrift boutique stocks a wide choice of new and used clothing.
The Banque Scotia 21k de Montreal et 5k event hosts an international calibre half-marathon. The Scotiabank Charity Challenge has helped raises millions of dollars each year to support more than 500 charities across Canada.
« Pour l’égalité de fait pour toutes : une politique de lutte contre l’exploitation sexuelle de l’image et du corps des femmes et des filles »
Non-profit Organization category
For women and girls
Prévention de la violence Award from the Secrétariat à la condition féminine
A place where you can find support services and leisure designed to meet the needs of women caring for a senior family member or friend.
Continuing improvement category
The Soirée InspirationnELLE is a cocktail gala to honour young women for their leadership, career success, and commitment to their respective professional communities.
“Entrepreneures de demain” program
1- Submission of a brief as part of the public consultations on Montreal’s social development policy.
2- Submission of a brief as part of the consultations on Montreal’s downtown strategy.
3- Submission of a brief as part of the consultations on the redevelopment of the site of the former Montreal Children’s Hospital.
The Mothers Work integration program becomes Women’s Work Integration Program and now accepts women without children. This program is an intensive 19-week training program, including an internship in your chosen field.