Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over ninety countries around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence. A week-long series of community events promotes diverse approaches to creating a violence free world. More than 9,500 people in schools, workplaces and neighborhood organizations throughout Canada recognize this annual violence prevention initiative aimed at making violence a thing of the
As part of the YWCA Canada’s commitment to violence prevention initiatives for girls and young women, Power of Being a Girl is a signature violence-prevention conferences for girls between the ages of 12 and 14 hosted during the Week Without Violence. Kamloops’ own version of Power of Being a Girl offers a day of fun in a safe and moderated environment with informative and Continue reading POWER OF BEING A GIRL 2017 TO BE PART OF YMCA CANADA’S WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE FESTIVITIES
The YMCA-YWCA Women’s Emergency Shelter’s 5th Annual “Empty Toy Box Project” is underway, running August 1st to August 31st.
The Y Women’s Emergency Shelter is in need of NEW toys and gifts to give the children and youth who stay at the Shelter. Often children need to leave their most precious items behind and sometimes their stay is over birthdays and holidays – it’s a wonderful thing to receive something special during a difficult time in their lives.
Don’t know what to give? Think of what your own child wanted for Christmas or – GIFT CARDS are a perfect gift!
Drop off your NEW items and/or gift cards at participating local Continue reading The YMCA-YWCA Women’s Emergency Shelter’s 5th Annual “Empty Toy Box Project” Underway
Nobody’s Perfect is for parents who have children 0-5 years old, and who would like to talk with other parents about all the wonderful and challenging parts of raising a family.
Two trained and caring facilitators will help guide the discussions and provide great tools and activities for families. Child minding is Continue reading Nobody’s Perfect Parenting Program Starting up September 14
The Nobody’s Perfect parenting program is about finding your way as a parent.
This program brings parents together with trained facilitators to discuss and share experiences of parenting.
Continue reading Nobody’s Perfect Program with the Kamloops Community YMCA-YWCA