The YWCA Banff Programs & Services department provides a wide range of services based on best practice, including awareness, prevention and one-on-one support. Working from a response-based and trauma-informed approach, our clients are honoured and empowered to make their own informed and safety-focused decisions. Services are confidential and free of charge.

The primary focus of the Programs and Services team is supporting women who are experiencing intimate partner violence and abuse, and their children as well as community promotion of intimate partner and sexualized violence prevention. Our services include facilitate access to a safe place, healthy relationships counselling, counselling for individuals who are experiencing or have experienced intimate partner violence and abuse, and couples counselling.

Our team supports clients looking for information and referrals around community resource, support, and housing. Programs and Services provides support to residents of the Bow Valley.


Contact Information:

Phone: 403-760-3200

9am-5pm (Monday to Friday)

403-762-3560 after 5pm (and on weekends)

For all other inquiries and donations, please contact:

Phone: 403-760-3200

Email yps@ywcabanff.ca