After 90 years, the SMYWCA closed on June 30, 2016. This is an archived site that shows their dedication to the community. Click on the following links for more information: Farewell Letter, Farewell Open House and January 2017 Update.
Our Mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
Our Vision is for the YWCA to be recognized as the premier women's growth and development organization, inspiring and sustaining a community in which women and girls learn to achieve their personal goals and contribute to the public good.
Our Programs – including early childhood development; K-12 life skills, literacy and athletics; transitional housing and education; young adult networking and career-building; parent support; and personal and professional renewal – instill confidence, capability and effectiveness in women and girls across the life cycle within a supportive, encouraging environment.
EMPOWERING WOMEN AND GIRLS AT EVERY TURNING POINT
AND LIFE STAGE
Childbirth to Preschool - Supporting a Place for Parents
A Place for Parents and The YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool - Supporting the individual needs of parents and children in a creative, non-judgmental environment
K through 12 - Building Strong and Confident Girls
Girl Central - Helping girls overcome adversity and become well-adjusted teenagers
Girls' Athletics - A sports program that teaches integrity and builds self-esteem through teamwork
Young Women - Cultivating Self-Sufficient and Capable Young Women
Transitional Housing and Education - Empowering young women transitioning out of foster care by providing them with a home and the life skills they need to become successfully independent YWCA Junior Board - An opportunity for young professional women with a passion for the YWCA mission to serve as leaders and role models within the community. The Junior Board is always looking for new members. Click HERE for more information.
Women - Learning, Growing, Giving Back
Women's Partnership - A community for women dedicated to personal growth and public giving. Women's Partnership members also serve as mentors to YWCA Girl Central middle and high school girls. To learn more about becoming a YWCA Mentor, click HERE.
Lifelong Wellness - Creating a Healthy Community