YWCA Lethbridge and District

Women's Residence

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Description
Offers a secure living environment for women to rent.

Service provides:

  • a safe and secure, semi-supported living environment for women and children to rent at below market prices

Includes:

  • 25 single rooms and 5 double rooms split between 2 floors
  • shared kitchens, washrooms, and laundry
  • on-site residence counsellors during regular business hours to support residents through the work required to graduate to fully independent living

Provided supports 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, and more
  • self-care groups - yoga, book clubs, art therapy, and more
  • assistance with court proceedings and probation requirements
  • connections to mental health and addiction services
  • advocacy
  • client-driven action plans
Key Provider: trained staff
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • women who qualify for third-party rent payment through Alberta Works / Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
  • and their children
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • call for more information
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times vary based on availability.

Telephone
403-329-0088
Fax
403-327-9112
Web Site
http://www.ywcalethbridge.com
Email
inquiries@ywcalethbridge.org(Non-Emergency)
Fees
Fee: Yes,

$500.00 monthly for a single room. $625.00 (plus $25.00 per child) monthly for a double room. $150.00 for damage deposit.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Voting $20.00

Annual Non-Voting $10.00

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Last Updated On
November 9, 2020
Address
604 8 Street S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2K1
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM