About Us

YWCA Canberra is a not for profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. They work in the areas of children’s services, community development, housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership and advocacy.

Through its national Member Association, YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 125 countries across the globe.

YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.