We offer confidential counselling for individuals who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Our counselling service includes professional support for those who have experienced domestic violence, and for those questioning whether or not a current relationship is healthy. We also provide consultations for professionals, family members and friends who are seeking tools to help support a peer who may be in an abusive or unsafe relationship. Supportive counselling is available in Banff, Lake Louise, and Canmore.
This Program is for:
- Individuals who have experienced emotional, physical or sexual abuse from an intimate partner.
- Individuals questioning whether a current relationship is healthy.
- Individuals who have experienced sexual assault by someone other than an intimate partner.
- Individuals who are supporting a friend or family member who is experiencing violence.
Telus Health for Good
TELUS Health for GoodTM is addressing increasing rates of mental health challenges faced by women and helping to remove barriers to care through free Telus MyCareTM counselling services. YWCA Banff is incredibly proud to a Health for Good partner and have the ability to provide free counselling sessions to our clients.
TELUS Health MyCare offers convenient, direct access to counselling provided by caring, registered mental health professionals. Mental health support is an essential part of seeking employment, and moving towards financial independence and personal success.
Learn more about TELUS Health for Good.
If you would like access to Telus Health for Good counselling services please email our Outreach Team; .
At YWCA Banff, our counselling is supportive, trauma informed, and survivor focused. Our role is to give emotional support, help navigate systems (legal/medical/therapeutic/financial) and local resources, and to offer trauma focused coping mechanisms.
We can help with:
Long-term supportive counselling
Support with basic needs
Community resource referrals
Validation of experience and feelings
Grounding and coping skills
Telus Health for GoodTM
Telus Health for Good offers simple, direct access to caring mental health professionals. From daily challenges to more severe conditions, they can help you to take control of your mental wellbeing.
Telus Health for Good can help with:
Shaping a safe and inclusive Bow Valley that empowers women and their community for a better future.
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Creating Community Connections.