Our key areas of work are children’s services, community development, housing, youth engagement, education and training and advocacy.
We support our community through our housing, social inclusion, community development and youth services.
We provide quality early childhood and school age 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.
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Our calendar of upcoming events and activities.
6pm to 8pm
4 May 2021
Join us on 4 May to hear Yumiko Kadota and Rasi Gupta discuss It's not you, it's the system: Toxic workplace cultures.
6pm to 8pm
18 May 2021
Join Trish Bergin, Co-Director, Governance of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation and Chair of the Women’s Legal Centre, ACT and Regions at our May She Leads Workshop to learn effective strategies to create your strategic vision to lead a community cause, grow your business, or strengthen your team's outlook.
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.