Young Women's Christian Association (Edmonton)

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Young Women's Christian Association (Edmonton)

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The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Canada is a women's multi-service organization. The first Canadian YWCA was opened in Canada in 1870 in Saint John, New Brunswick and has now grown to operating in more than 400 districts and communities across Canada. YWCA Canada is a member of World YWCA, which is an international organization operating in 125 countries. YWCA Edmonton has been delivering services to the Edmonton, Alberta region for over one hundred years. YWCA Edmonton provides advocacy, support and counseling to women and their families. They offer programs and services to women and their families ensuring that each program provides the greatest impact to the lives of the women and girls they serve.


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