Our new Centre for Women and Families will offer wrap-around services in a warm and welcoming place, where every support a family needs to thrive can be found in one place. By working with our partner organizations in a consolidated community ‘hub of support’ we can do our work in a better way – a way that keeps families together, mitigates crisis, and ensures we are, as an entire community, working together and responding to the needs of vulnerable families with lasting and sustainable solutions.
When we work with a woman in advance of crisis by providing these wrap-around supports in one place, not only does she benefit, our whole community does. Meeting the needs of a woman in crisis is a cost to our community of over $100,000/year. Providing support and shelter to that woman reduces that cost to $50,000/year. But, when we work with that woman in advance and navigate appropriate housing and support for her, the community cost is reduced to $14,000 — A cost avoidance of $86,000 per woman per year.
When you support the Centre for Women and Families, you foster healing, hope, independence, and the creation of a bright and sustainable future for your entire community. Join us, and together, let’s be here for her – whoever she may be.
Learn more about YWCA’s capital campaign at https://ywcaregina.com/capitalcampaign/