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News & Events from the YWCA | Category Archives: Child Development Centre

Canadian Western Bank Partners with YWCAs Across Canada to Empower Girls

Canadian Western Bank gifts designated for girls’ empowerment in Saskatoon and across Canada SASKATOON, November 20, 2018 – More girls across Canada can access critical programs, thanks to a generous gift from Canadian Western Bank. Nine YWCAs across the country will share a gift of $100,000 to support girl empowerment programs. For decades, YWCAs across Canada […]

Our Space Cancallation

Our Space will be cancelled for the rest of this week and also next week. We will announce the future camps.  

Recognizing Childcare on International Women’s Day and Every Day

The month of March honours Women’s History Month, and March 8th is designated as International Women’s Day. A 100-year plus old organization, the YWCA has long been a champion for women and girls. Today it provides services and supports for women and families ranging from housing, employment, and wellness to childcare. The mission statement of the […]

YWCA to Offer Trauma Informed Training

YWCA Saskatoon presents Trauma Informed Training with Duane T. Bowers, LPC. This two-day session will focus on trauma, inter-generational trauma, self-care and resiliency, under the umbrella of Trauma Informed Care. Designed for individuals and agencies working in human services who provide care for traumatized clients, the training session is being provided for YWCA staff, and is […]

Our Space Girls’ Clubs

 Especially for GIRLS! Everyone welcome! Join us for the next girls’ club at the YWCA…with snacks, crafts and games in our gymnasium. New girls welcome! Great for girls from age 8 to 13! Girls who attended the Our Space program at school! Girls who are staying at the YWCA! Girls who like sports…or not…LOL! Girls who […]

Pandas and Chipmunks…and Adopting a Room at the Local YWCA

A caring staff and a welcoming environment is a great place for children to learn and grow. The Child Development Centre at the YWCA is a 62 space licenced facility offering care for children 18 months to six years of age. “The YWCA Child Development Centre is a nurturing environment for children to learn and […]

Top 5: Why We Love Swimming Lessons Here at the YW

The YWCA is a well-loved provider for Red Cross swimming lessons.  Here’s what we heard from parents whose children learned to swim and perfect their skills over the years at the YW. 5. At the YWCA, we have the warmest public pool in the city, perfect for our littlest swimmers. (We recently learned that one […]

Adopting a Room at the YWCA

It’s that time of year again, the people of Saskatoon are coming together in support of the community services and programs happening inside every room at the YWCA, through a charitable program called “Adopt a Room”. Through the YWCA Adopt a Room program, individuals and businesses are able to pledge a charitable gift and adopt one […]

CEO’s Message: YWCA Annual Report on Impact

On behalf of our board of directors and entire leadership team, thanks for your partnership, support and involvement with YWCA Saskatoon last year. Our YWCA Saskatoon 2016-2017 Annual Report, “Wrap Around,” has been published, and I would encourage you to read through the impact stories about our work in the community: https://www.ywcasaskatoon.com/about-the-ywca/financial-reporting/ YWCA services and programs […]

Loving and Thriving: Isabel’s Story

Our three year old daughter, Isabel, was born with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy. Because of impairments from this type of brain damage, she requires special supervision and care. She is 100% tube fed and cannot crawl or walk. She can’t defend herself around toddlers’ normal rough and tumble play. For any parent, it’s hard to trust […]