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General Information
Description of AgencyThe YWCA represents 2 million women, girls and their families in the United States and 25 million women worldwide. Local YWCAs provide services to meet the needs of women in their communities. Depending on local programs, these may include: child care, rape crisis intervention, domestic violence assistance, shelters for domestic violence victims and their families, job training, career counseling, entrepreneurial training for teens and fitness training.
Mission"YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all."
This YWCA mission statement was adopted by the General Assembly in 2009.
HistoryIn 1855, the first YWCA was established in London, England. The United States developed its first chapter in 1858. The first National Board was established in 1906.
Geographic AreaAdams County, Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Bedford County, Berks County, Blair County, Bradford County, Bucks County, Butler County, Cambria County, Cameron County, Carbon County, Centre County, Chester County, Clarion County, Clearfield County, Clinton County, Columbia County, Crawford County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Delaware County, Elk County, Erie County, Fayette County, Forest County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Greene County, Huntingdon County, Indiana County, Jefferson County, Juniata County, Lackawanna County, Lancaster County, Lawrence County, Lebanon County, Lehigh County, Luzerne County, Lycoming County, McKean County, Mercer County, Mifflin County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Montour County, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Perry County, Philadelphia County, Pike County, Potter County, Schuylkill County, Snyder County, Somerset County, Sullivan County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Union County, Venango County, Warren County, Washington County, Wayne County, Westmoreland County, Wyoming County, York County
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 12025 M Street, NW, Suite 550
Physical Site City, State, ZipWashington, District of Columbia 20036
Mailing Address 12025 M Street, NW, Suite 550
Mailing City, State, ZipWashington, District of Columbia 20036
Main Phone202-467-0801
Web Addressywca.org
Director Information
Director's NameNational Coordinating Board
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: YWCA
Affiliated Programs: YWCA - Northcentral Pennsylvania
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