Public Notice

Please be advised our main office in St.Thomas will be CLOSED to the public until further notice

as per the provincial Stay at Home Order. 

Staff are working remotely and may be reached by phone or email.

Stay safe everyone!

Winter Red Cross Babysitting Courses

Virtual courses now open for registration

Winter Red Cross Stay Safe Courses

Virtual courses now open for registration

Community Symposium Addressing Women's Homelessness

February 25 be a part of the virtual experience and hear how we together can help our homeless women of St. Thomas-Elgin.

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Our History

Since 1902 we have proudly provided much needed services and programs to the community of St. Thomas and Elgin County. Read more…

Our Mission, Beliefs and Board of Directors

With compassion, strength and diversity the staff and Board of Directors come together to create positive changes in our community. Learn more…

Lisa’s journey

A reflection of the Housing Supports offered through the YWCA.  Struggling with generational poverty, abuse and addictions, at age 48 Lisa was referred to the YWCA St. Thomas Elgin by her continuing education teacher. Lisa was trying to make changes in an environment...

Amy’s journey

Amy now holds her head up high; with a radiant smile and looks forward to the future.

Courtney’s journey

Home is not a place… it’s a feeling

Natalie’s journey

The YWCA gave me the opportunity to start over and choose a better life.

Recent News

Community Symposium Addressing Women’s Homelessness

Community Symposium Addressing Women’s Homelessness

Be a part of the virtual experience and hear how we together can help homeless women in St. Thomas-Elgin! February 25, 2021 9:00 – 11:30 am Hosted by Taking Action on Women’s Homelessness Registration open January 4th to January 31st. First fifty registrants to...

Camps Needs Survey

It's almost the holidays but here we are thinking about P.A Days and March Break! Please complete the school specific survey below and let us know what your family's needs are for non-instructional days.  We know in today's situation our needs are ever evolving and...

Bike-a-thon For A Cause Winners Announced

Bike-a-thon For A Cause Winners Announced

Thank you to all participants for joining us in our 1st ever virtual Bike-A-Thon! The weather was great during our week-long event which gave members of our community the opportunity to ride, walk, run or stroll in support of YWCA St.Thomas-Elgin. Through your...

Bike-a-thon For A Cause Winners Announced

Bike-A-Thon Participant KM Reporting Form

Thank you for participating in our 1st ever Bike-A-Thon! In order to qualify for the amazing prizes we have listed below all individuals OR teams must complete the below form to report the total number of kilometers you completed during our week-long event. All...

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