Housing solutions for women & youth
Domestic Violence & Homelessness
Access to affordable housing is one of the leading barriers that prevents women from escaping violent relationships. Survivors have unique housing needs & challenges in accessing social housing programs.
We’re here to fill the gap.
Youth homelessness refers to young people between the ages of 13 and 24 who are living independently and lack many of the resources and social supports deemed necessary for the transition from childhood to adulthood.
We have programs to fill the gap.
Hestia Homes Program supports and empowers young adults who are homeless or have the potential of becoming homeless. Residents learn how to focus on goals and gain skills so that they can successfully transition to independent living.
As a partner in the City of Lethbridge’s Housing First Initiative, Hestia Homes meets the needs of young adults ages 18 – 24 through a range of flexible, experiential and individualized opportunities. The program is comprised of three houses – Avail CPA Sunrise House, Sunrise II, and Sunrise III, all located in Lethbridge.
An adult role model lives in each home to provide youth with assistance and to be a mentor.
Contact: Scott Bowlen, Program Manager
403-329-0088 ext 204
We gratefully accept the donation of items that will enhance the well-being of women in need.
The donated items we receive are shared between our clients, our residents, and community members in need who access our services through YWCA Outreach programs
- Suitcases, purses, wallets, & backpacks
- Countertop kitchen appliances
- Bedding & Linens
firstname.lastname@example.org; 403-329-0088 ext. 208
YWCA Women’s Residence is a safe and secure, semi-supported living environment for women and children to rent at below market prices. There are 25 single rooms and 5 double rooms split between 2 floors. Kitchens, washrooms and laundry are shared.
Residence Support Workers are on site during regular business hours to support residents through the work required to graduate to fully independent living.
Contact: Kelly Smith, Program Manager
403-329-0088 ext 209