Family YMCA of St Thomas-Elgin

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

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YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin

The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin is not for profit social service agency empowering women and their families every day!
Our programs and services include:

Children’s Programming:
This includes school age childcare before and after school, summer day camps and holiday camps. Recreation programs county wide and swimming lessons in Aylmer. 

Community Programming:
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. 

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