YWCA   Santa Monica / Westside  |  Closed June 2016
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The YWCA is a non-profit,
non-sectarian organization.

Our Tax ID Number is 95-1643398.

Contact the YWCA
Santa Monica / Westside
2019 14th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Ph: (310) 452-3881
Fax: (310 392-7578
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am to 9:00 pm
Sat: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Closed Sunday

Click the map below for directions

Complimentary Valet Parking:
Mon, Wed, Fri 8am to 12 noon

Free Parking
in Lot 6,
corner of 14th and Pico
Tues, Wed, Thurs 6pm to 9pm

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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 LetterFarewell 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.





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
Emotional Health & Physical Fitness - Offering an array of fitness classes and workshops for each life stage to meet the physical and emotional needs of the community.
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Sponsorship of Terese
Friday, 12 April 2013 07:58
Noralee Minucci
Thanks for all your efforts. I'll hope to drop by in August and have a chance then to make my donation after the event.

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Upcoming Events!  

October 8, 15 & 22, 11 am to 1 pm!


The Women's Partnership The Mother Lode


Join the beginning of the mother/daughter r-evolution! In this 3-session series, you will explore and understand your individual personal mother/daughter connection; deepen, enhance and heal your relationship; and own and learn to express the fullest best you! Click here for details and to reserve your spot!  


Sunday, October 18, 2 pm, YWCA Gym


The Women's Partnership It's Just My Life

It’s Just My Life is a collection of personally written and shared stories, chronicling profound and poignant moments that a group of women has faced in their lives. Click HERE for details!


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November 7, 10 am to 12 noon!


The Women's Partnership Mindfulness for Veterans, Their Families & Caregivers

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Feeling overwhelmed by stress? Frustrated by knee-jerk reactions with uncomfortable consequences? Longing for a peaceful good-night's sleep? At this 2-hour workshop, the Mindful Warrior Project will offer free guidance with tools that will empower you to address these issues simply and effectively. Click here for details and to reserve your spot! 


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Discover your options when faced with divorce. Learn how to avoid court. Understand the legal, financial, psychological and social issues of divorce. Gain insight on how to speak with your children. Discover community resources available to you! Click here for details and to reserve your spot! 


$100 Will Change the Life of a
Middle School Girl!

Help middle and high school girls build the skills and tools that will help them grow into strong, confident and well-adjusted teenagers. Click here to find out more and to sponsor a girl!



Sponsor the YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool!


We are creating a wonderful new preschool space for families and children in the West Los Angeles area! Sponsorships are now available for three rooms and two gardens at the school. Plus, you can purchase one of many tiles and pavers that will adorn walls and floors throughout! 


Manage Your Stress and Strengthen Your Relationship

Reign in overwhelming stress and emotions in yourself and others. Bring your life into Balance today. Click here to see how.Learn how to create secure infant attachment with your child. Receive DVD free with a $25 donation to the YWCA!
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