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Thank you to CTV for your support in highlighting our wonderful new store: In Her Shoes. 

We also want to thank the Kitchener-Waterloo Record for your article in support of this new social enterprise!


THANK YOU to a handful of very generous LCBO locations in Kitchener-Waterloo who have charity boxes at their checkout counters. These donations directly support women & children in K-W region. Thanks also to all of the kind patrons who have spared their loose change and bills - your support is appreciated! For the month of January, if you visit the following locations, you can help YW Kitchener Waterloo. 

LCBO -617 Victoria Street North

LCBO -607 King Street West

LCBO-115 King Street South

LCBO-324 Highland Road West

LCBO-721 Ottawa Street South

The YW Kitchener-Waterloo is comitted to asking the question:

What will you do to help end violence against women? #NOTOkay

 The YW Launches a NEW Social Enterprise for women called: "In Her Shoes"


More about the programs and services we offer our community: 

Children's Services

Early Learning & Childcare


Women's Services

Homelessness & Housing 


Youth Services

Girls Programs




Important info you need:

For any and all program closures or emergencies, please refer to our Twitter or Facebook accounts. Simply turn on your notifications for the YW KW to receive news immediately.