The YWCA Montreal’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Nadine Raymond as the organization’s future CEO, starting on May 17. Currently at the head of Intégration Jeunesse du Québec, Nadine Raymond is an accomplished manager with more than 20 years’ experience in operational management, strategic planning, communications, and marketing. Throughout her
Facilitated by YWCA facilitators in an environment where you will feel safe, understood and accepted. A safe and welcoming space where you can :🦋 Make connections🦋 Share experiences🦋 Break isolation🦋 Discuss common concerns🦋 Share resources🦋 Receive and provide assistance and support Selection criteria :• Has an immigration background• Has experienced or is experiencing violence• Able
The YWCA Montreal is offering temporary housing for people who are victims of the housing crisis, worsened by the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this temporary housing option is to provide a safe springboard to more stable housing as needed, until March 31, 2021. The service is aimed at single women,
Although the YWCA Montreal is this year celebrating 145 years of history and expertise, this is the first time that the team in place has faced an event of this kind and magnitude. The current health crisis is hitting the community sector hard, and we are facing the same repercussions as businesses, but with much
Here you will find the various measures we have taken to keep connected with you as much as possible, while respecting the directives issued by the government and our funders. Any changes to our action plan will be posted here. Would you like to be kept informed of the resumption of our activities and services?
Are you an immigrant woman who is or has been a victim of domestic violence? This winter, facilitators from the YWCA will offer a support group in an environment where you will feel safe, understood and accepted. A safe and welcoming space where you can : • Make connections • Share experiences • Break isolation
Possible solutions and resources to end violence against women Each year, from November 25th to December 6th, the 12 Days of Action to End Violence against Women takes place at the YWCA Montreal. Violence against women is a critical social issue at the heart of the YWCA’s mission. These 12 days are an opportunity for
Housing vacancy rates reached 1.9% in Montreal in June 2019, the lowest in years. This rate dropped to 0.8% for family housing with three bedrooms or more. Promising initiatives The City of Montreal has taken action and has promised to develop 12,000 affordable social housing units by 2022 . A new bylaw has just been unveiled
Consent in the case of sexual relations, consists of voluntarily giving – or not giving – consent. This consent must be given in a free and informed way. If this is not the case, the person’s consent is not valid. Keep in mind: You can withdraw your consent at any time, even if you already
“Strong Girls, Strong World” and the YWCA Montreal invite you to take part in a festive and creative evening celebrating International Women’s Day!
As part of the Mental Health Week (May 7-13, 2018), the YWCA invites you to participate in free activities that make you feel good! Tuesday, May 8th WORKSHOP: MANAGING STRESS AND ANXIETY From 10 am to 12 pm | Holden Fisher Hall Demystify the phenomenon of stress and its various manifestations, as well as its consequences on
What is a healthy or unhealthy relationship? Ask yourself: “Is this relationship good for me?” Have you ever been in a relationship with a friend or significant other (someone who is your boyfriend, girlfriend, friend with benefits, partner, etc.) that didn’t feel alright? Our relationships can be fun, exciting, and rewarding, but sometimes they can
The YWCA and its Foundation would like to congratulate Valérie Plante on winning the Montreal mayoral race and rejoice at the historic double victory this represents. Not only is Montreal getting its first female mayor since Jeanne Mance, 375 years ago, but also its first-ever majority female municipal government, with women occupying 53 out of
Young Women’s Leadership Program 2018 There are only 2 weeks left for young women and non-binary youth aged between 18-25 years, to submit their applications to the YWCA Think Big! Lead Now! Young Women’s Leadership Program 2018. A comprehensive program to strengthen young women’s leadership Think Big Lead Now Young Women’s National Leadership Program is a
Social and responsible tourism at its best Montreal, October 17, 2017 – Located in the heart of downtown, the Hotel Y Montreal and Auberge YWCA are two of the few social economy enterprises operating in the city’s hotel industry. With 62 private, quiet, and inviting rooms, steps away from major tourist attractions, the accommodations not