It's Official! Welcome to the Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro Facility


“I am overwhelmed and honored.” These are some of the the words Shirley T. Frye spoke during a press conference at the YWCA Greensboro held Thursday, May 27, 2016. Ms. Frye’s name is now an official part of the organization’s facility. The buidling’s signage will now read: Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro.


Shirley Frye is congratulated by Lindy Garnette and Lois McManus on having the YWCA Greensboro building being named in her honor. Ms. McManus succeeded Ms. Frye as the president of the YWCA Greensboro Board of Directors. Ms. Garnette is the CEO of the YWCA Greensboro.

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We create real change. The YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women. Through advocacy and local programming, we create real change for women, families and communities.

Check out the latest program information and happenings.

Mark your calendars for August 18, 2016 to attend the 113th YWCA Greensboro Annual Meeting. Plan on arriving no later than 8 a.m. or you may miss out on the delicious breakfast we have planned. Check back here for more details in coming weeks. Bring yourself, bring your friends and most importantly, bring your support for the YWCA Greensboro. It Takes You!


Summer is peeking around the corner! Time to get your favorite young person involved in an exciting YWCA Summer Camp. We’re offering three sessions for young people in June and July.  Check them out!


Passion to Purse
Summer 2016 Session Set to Begin

We are preparing for our summer session of classes! Classes for new participants will begin on June 6, 2016 and run through July 30, 2016.

Participants for the summer session have been selected. Other interested women may complete and application at anytime and may be selected for a future class. We look forward to creating more women entrepreneurs in the city of Greensboro.

Learn more about Passion to Purse by clicking on this link.


Children from the YWCA Family Shelter got to choose a brand new backpack filled with goodies. The donated packs were courtesy of North Carolina A&T State University students.

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Our Mission & Vision

YWCA Greensboro, is dedicated to eliminating racism empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

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Win-Win Resolutions C.R.E.W. Program

Teaching students (Pre-K through High School) and Families conflict resolution and positive social skills through interactive drama.

Teen Parent Mentor Program

Supporting teen moms to finish school, grow as a positive responsive parents, and make plans for the future.

Teens Learning Childbirth

prenatal health and fitness program designed especially for pregnant teens

Teen Families Reading Together

Reading program for teen moms and their children promoting a positive parent-child interaction.

Doula Program

Volunteer training to provide practical and emotional support to pregnant women and their families before, during, and after birth.

Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

Working with young women aged 20 to 30, YWCA staff offer childbirth education, doula support, case management, and peer group education during pregnancy and beyond.

Our partners

NC DHHS – Women’s Health Branch
NC DHHS – Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiatives
Cone Health Foundation
March of Dimes
Cone Health Women’s Hospital
Greensboro Children’s Museum
Greensboro Public Library
Greensboro Urban Ministry
Interactive Resource Center
United Way