Saving Lives - Changing Lives

We are a trusted community leader that provides essential services and resources in response to the changing needs of
women, children, youth, and families.

 

Find out more about our services including:

 

We cannot do what we do without support from the community.

Find out how you can help by donating, volunteering, renting our space for your event, or participating in our recreation program.

You do not need to face this crisis alone. Let us help.

Call or text 24/7 Crisis Line:
905-576-2997 or 1-888-576-2997

Welcome to YWCA Durham - A Turning Point For Women

WE ARE YWCA DURHAM, A TURNING POINT FOR WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES SINCE 1945

We provide essential services such as emergency, temporary and permanent housing, as well as programs and supports for vulnerable women and their children throughout Durham Region.

Our housing services are unique in that they are paired with access to counselling, employment, and life skills programs that prepare women for successful transition into the community. 

Get Help

Find out more about our services including out emergency Y’s WISH Shelter and 24-hour Crisis Line, Interim Housing, 2nd Stage Housing, Supportive Housing, Crisis Care Outreach and Transitional  Support, Long Term Counselling, Adelaide’s Attic store.

Give Help

We cannot do what we do without support from the community. Find out how you can help by donating, volunteering, renting our space for your event, or participating in our recreation programs.

Venue Rentals

From weddings to showers to sporting activities, we have a room suitable for your special event. 

When you rent from us the revenue is returned to our programs, providing much needed funds.

Community Enrichment Centre

Wado-Kai Karate
Adult Drop-In Volleyball (18+)
Upcoming Special Events
Book the Gym or Club Room for your event

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