Our key areas of work are children’s services, community development, housing, youth engagement, education and training and advocacy.
We support our community through housing, social inclusion, community development, domestic and family violence and youth services.
We provide quality early childhood and school age education and care services that focus on positive outcomes for children and families.
We deliver education and training for individuals, government agencies, private businesses and community organisations.
YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and has represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929. 2019 saw us celebrate ninety years of providing essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. Our history is bound to the history of Canberra shaping itself in response to changing local, and societal contexts. See our achievements and share your story.
Stories from our community and our latest news.
27 May 22
Our calendar of upcoming events and activities.
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15 June 2022
She Leads Workshop: Building confidence in public speaking with Catherine McGrath
Our members are at the heart of everything we do. Through our members we create a community of people who share our passion for equality and social justice. By combining these common values with the talents and goodwill of our members, the possibilities are endless! Sign up to become a member.
We believe that everyone has the right to contribute to, and share equally in, the benefits of the Canberra community’s social, cultural and economic development. Help us make that a reality, donate today.