Our Mission In Action
YWCA’s strategic framework is the culmination of consultation and exploration with YWCAs across the country and reflects our legacy as a pioneering organization that squarely confronts social justice issues to make lasting, meaningful change. The focus areas below guide our organization’s collective efforts at the national and local levels, with each YWCA association tailoring its approach to meet their community’s needs.
YWCA focuses our mission-driven work on these areas to improve the lives of girls and women:
Domestic and Sexual Violence Services
Providing safe and secure housing, crisis hotlines, counseling, court assistance, and other community and safety programs to more than 535,000 women