We build healthy communities
The YMCA of Western Ontario's mission is to be a multi-service charity that provides opportunities for personal growth in spirit, mind and body for people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities.
Our Core Values: Honesty, Caring, Respect, Responsibility
For more information, please visit: www.ymcawo.ca/st-thomas-elgin
Our programs and services include:
This includes school age childcare before and after school, summer day camps and holiday camps. Recreation programs county wide and swimming lessons in Aylmer.
This includes youth leadership programs, youth employment training, life skills development and Foodworks.
Housing & Homelessness Prevention Programs:
This includes our 21 bed Women’s Residence with emergency, short term and transitional housing, our adult men’s transitional home, Second Story with 7 beds and Harmony House & Fairwinds our two transitional homes for youth ages 16-24 which offer housing based case management and life skills workshops. Youth homelessness prevention for youth at risk and diversion services.
Adult Education & Settlement Services:
This includes programming for Adults and New Canadians looking to enhance and upgrade their literacy skills required for employment and/or further education, ESL classes and one on one support for Newcomers to Canada.
For more information, please visit : www.ywcastthomaselgin.org