The YWCA Syracuse & Onondaga County is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1885 as a member of the national YWCA, an autonomous women’s movement. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
The YWCA Syracuse & Onondaga County Inc. fulfills this mission by providing:
•Safe, affordable housing for low-income women and their children
•Affordable Youth Development programs creating safe, gender neutral, places for kids to play and learn
•Racial Diversity programming to create a more just and inclusive community
•Education and training to ensure economic security
•Enrichment programs for girls to grow healthy, strong, and confident