Advocacy

  • Week Without Violence

    Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over 90 countries around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence™, a week-long series of community events promoting diverse approaches to creating… READ MORE

  • Women’s Circle

    Women’s Circle A support group for women to share and explore, empower, build skills, and encourage one another to live authentically in mind, body, heart and spirit. Circles convene weekly for 2 hours for 8… READ MORE

  • Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Bow Valley 2016

    Thank you from all of us at the YWCA for standing up against domestic abuse and sexualized assault in our communities.  On Friday, September 16, 178 walkers marched on Banff Avenue to help women and… READ MORE

  • Men’s Workshop Series – Skill Building for Effective Relationships

    Thursdays September 22 & 29 at Canmore Recreation Centre, Ha Ling Conference Room. Thursdays October 6 & 13 at YWCA Banff, Training Centre. 7:00-8:45 pm. No Charge. To register call 403.609.3743

  • First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training Sept 20 & 21

    Click here for REGISTRATION FORM

  • AGM June 22

    RSVP to linda@ywcabanff.ca 

  • Bow Valley Women of Distinction 2016

    On March 3, 2016, the YWCA Banff and Soroptimist of Banff National Park & Canmore presented three extraordinary women leaders in our community with the 2nd annual Bow Valley Women of Distinction Awards. These awards recognize… READ MORE

  • International Women’s Day

    On March 3, 2016, YWCA Banff and Soroptimist International are proud to present this year’s guest speaker for International Women’s Day: Natalie Panek.  Rocket scientist, explorer, and advocate for women in tech – Natalie is on a… READ MORE

  • Red Rose Campaign

    December 6 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The date is etched in history by the shooting deaths of 14 women in 1989 in Montreal at l’Ecole Polytechnique. Canadians… READ MORE

  • Family Violence Prevention Month

    November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. We Stand together with the Government of Alberta and Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS) in support of this campaign. Speak up for those who are silenced…. READ MORE