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Helping our families stay active 29 April 2020

Here at YWCA Canberra, we understand the importance of physical distancing during this pandemic. We also know this is a particularly difficult period for families with children, and for older people within our community. To help the families and older women in our housing services, we created activity booklets that you can now download. Our […]

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Youth engagement goes virtual 17 April 2020

As our organisation continues to change in the efforts to combat COVID-19, we have had to move many of our services online so that we can continue to maintain contact and provide support to our clients where necessary. Last week for the first time, our A-Z support group hosted a video catch-up session via Zoom, where participants […]

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Food for thoughtfulness 3 April 2020

Lanyon Food Hub partners with Canberra PCYC to provide a family of five with a generous food hamper

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Lanyon Skate Park Competition 2 March 2020

At YWCA Canberra, we believe all young people should have equal access to resources and facilities that help grow their talents and foster creativity. YWCA Canberra help facilitate this by running events and activities that help young people feel included, supported and inspired to pursue their passions and interests. On Tuesday 7 January, members of the Mura […]

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Community generosity this festive season 23 December 2019

Thanks to our incredible local community, many less fortunate people will be able to enjoy this holiday season without going hungry. Last week, we received two large donations for our Lanyon Food Hub at the Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre. The first was from Foodbank NSW&ACT, with four trollies worth of goods that Canberrans […]

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Rolling to high school program 4 December 2019

Transitioning from primary school to high school is a big deal for young people—there are more people, more classrooms, more buildings and more things to remember. To help with this change YWCA Canberra’s Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre (MLYCC) Youth Programs has been working with five Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Community Development students […]

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Community comes together to donate chalkboards for families 10 October 2019

Our community services team had the delight of collaborating on a project with Majura Men’s Shed, Dementia ACT, Bunnings and Givit Australia to donate chalkboards to help families. We have worked with Bunnings for a number of events, and we were happy to get involved again on such a wonderful project. Lynda, our Family Case […]

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Gordon Neighborhood Watch donates to MYLCC 21 August 2019

Last week, Area Coordinator of Gordon Neighbourhood Watch, Mark Lynch, attended Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre (MLYCC) to gift us with a donation of $1000. This generous contribution will enable the MLYCC to work with Canberra Institute of Technology Community Development students to develop and deliver a transition to high school program over the […]

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Free Tax Help 2019 10 July 2019

YWCA Canberra Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre (MLYCC) is offering Free Tax Help 2019.

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Youth Engagement Team wins $20,000 Chief Ministers Charitable Fund grant 3 July 2019

A huge congratulations to our AMAZING Youth Engagement team who have been awarded a $20,000 Chief Ministers Charitable Fund Grant. This grant will see YWCA Canberra pilot a work skills program to build the capacity, confidence and skills of young LGBTIQ* people in Canberra. This pilot program will be run through our established A -Z […]

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