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Women's Residence
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Women’s Residence

 

Single & double rooms. Shared living spaces. Affordable rates.

Registration

Call
403-329-0088 ext. 243 or 247

Drop in
604 8th Street South
(corner of 6th Avenue & 8th Street)

Hours of Operation

Residence Office
Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:00PM

Emergencies
Harbour House Office
24-Hour Support

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Outreach

Mobile advocacy & connection to community services

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Safe Visitation

Supervised visits that minimize risk and potential for conflict

Program Overview

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 Counselors are on site during regular business hours to support residents through the work required to graduate to fully independent living. Supports provided include:

  • connections to other community resources
  • help securing funding
  • weekly trips to the food bank
  • one on one coaching
  • crisis support
  • life skills training (budgeting, cooking, etc)
  • self care groups (yoga, book club, art therapy, etc)
  • assistance with court proceedings and probation requirements
  • connections to mental health & addiction services
  • advocacy
  • client-driven action plans

Harbour House staff is in charge of Residence floor outside of business hours, and the Residence Counselor team lead has an on call number in case of emergencies.

 

Contacts

Jade Wilderman, Residence Team Lead
jwilderman@ywcalethbridge.org
403-329-0088 ext. 243

Cost

Single Room
$500 monthly

Double Room
$625 + $50/child monthly 

Damage Deposit
$150

Who Can Access?

Applicants must qualify for third-party rent payment through Alberta Works/AISH.

Applicants must be approved by YWCA staff.

Childcare

No

Transportation

No

Supporters

604 8th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2K1
Phone: 403-329-0088inquiries@ywcalethbridge.com | 24-Hour Crisis Line: 403-320-1881 or 1-866-296-0447
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