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YWCA Cambridge at The W

Welcome to The W Programming Centre! In this space, YWCA Cambridge provides supportive, inclusive and participant-led programs for women, girls and non-binary youth. All programs are geared toward the needs of participants, with overarching themes such as health and wellness, bodily integrity, social activism, empowerment, STEM learning and pre-employment and mentoring.

This space is the home to our pre-employment program (Small Steps To Success) and our programs for girls and non-binary and two-spirit youth (STEPS, SHYFT, TechGyrls, STEM Mentoring & GLOW). The W is located at 101-20 Dickson Street, in downtown Galt.

Programs at the W

GLOW

GLOW (Girls’ Life of Wellness) is a 12-week program for girls, young women and non-binary youth ages 8 to 14.

TechGyrls

TechGyrls is a 12-week program for girls, young women and non-binary youth ages 9 to 13.

Small Steps To Success

Small Steps to Success provides the opportunity to gain the skills and confidence needed to be successful in the workplace or in a school setting.

STEPS

STEPS (Sisters in Truth, Equality, Power & Strength) is a 12-week program for girls, young women and non-binary youth ages 8 to 18.

SHYFT

SHYFT (Shaping & Helping Youth Form Tomorrow) is a 12 to 15-week program for youth ages 8 to 12, and is offered in both girls-only and co-ed environments.

Safe Sisters

Safe Sisters is a 12-week program for girls, young women and non-binary youth ages 8 to 16.

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STEM Mentoring

STEM Mentoring is an ongoing mentorship program for girls, young women and non-binary youth ages 9 to 13.

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Have a Question Or Need Assistance?

If you have a question about YWCA Cambridge, our programs or events, or simply want to get involved, please give us a call or send us an email.

Contact Us

Address: 55 Dickson Street, Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 7A5

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays & holidays: closed

Tel: (519) 267-6444 
Main Email: info@ywcacambridge.ca

W Programming Email: thew@ywcacambridge.ca

Shades’s Mills Camp Email: camp@ywcacambridge.ca

WIGG Email: wigg@ywcacambridge.ca

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