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.

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Let’s Talk About
Business Funding

Looking for business funding can sometimes seem difficult. The YWCA Passion to Purse Program is partnering with the Greensboro Community Development Fund to present “Let’s Talk about Business Funding” with Executive Director, Wilson Lester. Wilson will give a short talk about the many resources and funding options available from the Greensboro Community Development Fund. A longer Q&A session will follow. Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by Monday May 22, 2017 at noon. Visit the Eventbrite page to make your reservation.

 

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Social Justice Camp 2017
Sign Up Now!

The 2017 YWCA Greensboro Social Justice Summer Camp staff is taking applications. We return to our popular social justice topics: “Mission, Possible,” that runs June 19-29; “Get Your Relationships Healthy!” that runs July 10-20; and “May I serve You, Community?” that runs July 31 through August 11.  Each session is only $40 per camper.

Camp sessions are open to any 10- through 15-year old and run Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m to 5:30 p.m. No camp on Fridays. Free lunch and snacks will be provided. Field trips will be weekly during each session. Age-appropriate lessons and discussions will include materials from evidence-based curriculae. Campers will have opportunities to apply their social justice skills out in the community as well as among their peers.

To learn more and to access the application, visit our Social Justice Summer Camps page. Hurry! Space is limited.

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Barbers Donate Time
to Emergency Family Shelter

Barbers Markale and BJ of Lincoln Grove Barber Shop in Greensboro stopped at the YWCA Greensboro to donate their time and skills for the residents residing in the Emergency Family Shelter. Barber Markale has been cutting hair for 26 years; Barber BJ has been cutting hair for the past decade.

Although this was the first time the men visited the shelter, they plan on making regular stops and keeping the heads neat and trim. Markale summed up his barber experiences this way, “I enjoy being a barber because I like the time spent with people. I enjoy the conversations.”

Thank you, gentlemen!

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HEALTHY BEGINNINGS HOSTING
FIRST ANNUAL CHILDCARE FAIR

Come join the Healthy Beginnings staff for its first Childcare Fair on Tuesday June 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. We’ll be at Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro, 1807 Wendover Ave., East, 27405.

If you are a Child Care Provider please join us and share information about the services you can provide to the moms and babies in the Healthy Beginnings Program.

For more information and to register, contact: Monika Gauthier, Healthy Beginnings Coordinator  (336) 273-3461 Ext. 202

MGauthier@YWCAGSONC.ORG

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Keller Williams Red Day
Volunteers Aid YWCA Greensboro

It was not only a banner day for volunteerism, it was a Red Day! Some 13 Keller Williams employees, many dressed in bright red tee shirts, came together to do some spring cleaning for the YWCA Greensboro Family Shelter. Our thanks to these good folks for all their hard work. The place looks great!

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
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
SafePlace