Y Facilities

Programs that provide for the spiritual, social, mental and physical development of children and youth and their families through a broad-based program which includes classes, recreational activities, fitness programs, leadership development opportunities, camping, youth clubs, parent-child programs, youth employment support services, cross-cultural exchange programs, community involvement opportunities and a variety of other activities that give participants a chance to develop a wide range of interpersonal relationships, strengthen family ties and to achieve a satisfying degree of personal growth.



The Putman Family YWCA also offers spaces designed for community gathering, as well as a Centre of Innovation, community garden, flexible space for seniors and youth, recreational, health and wellness programming, and women and community led programming and workshops.   

Provides a full range of educational, sport, and recreational activities for newcomers to Canada. These activities provide newcomer youth with a fun, supportive environment.

Services include:

Provides clean, safe, and affordable transitional housing for up to 174 men at risk. Short-term accommodations provided on a weekly or monthly basis with 24-hour front desk support, including navigation to critical community support services with key partner agencies. Includes non-smoking furnish

Offers a variety of health and fitness programs for individuals and families. Serves all members of the community, including those with limited financial means.

Provides affordable programs and services for adults age 55 and older to enrich and support independent active living. Programs include:

  • physical health
  • emotional well-being
  • skill development
  • social connections

Offers Ministry of Education-licensed child care for toddlers (18-30 months) and preschoolers (2.5 years up to school entry.) Lunch and healthy snacks provided.

YWCA's main location in Hamilton.

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