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A Behind-the-Curtain Look at how YWCA Cambridge is Working to Establish a Women’s Emergency Homelessness Shelter in Cambridge

Did you hear that YWCA Cambridge is on a mission to address women’s homelessness (visible and hidden) in Cambridge? We’ve been busy working on developing an emergency shelter, services and pathways to support women, with particular attention paid to addressing and preventing experiences of gender-based violence that often accompany not

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YWCA Ontario 2024 Pre-Budget Submission

Below is a pre-budget submission prepared by the YWCA Ontario Coalition and submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Finance ahead of Budget 2024. Read the PDF here. YWCA Ontario is a provincial coalition of YWCA Member Associations that serves more than 40,000 people each year across Ontario. We offer a

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Working Towards a Gender-Based Violence-Free Cambridge

For 75 years, YWCA Cambridge has been on the forefront of tackling gender-based violence through our work with women, girls and gender diverse individuals in Cambridge. Were fueled by the hope of a future in which everyone lives free of violence and those who do experience it have the support

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YWCA Cambridge Celebrates 75 Years

This past October, YWCA Cambridge turned 75. That’s 75 years of providing programs and services that respond to the changing needs of women and girls in our community. That’s 75 years of working to move the needle on gender equity through advocacy, coalition-building, events, delegations to municipal and regional councils,

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