Young Women in Charge

Young Women in CHARGE (Confident, Healthy, Assertive, Resourceful, Gifted, and Empowered) is a youth centered adolescent primary pregnancy prevention program. We serve middle school and high school girls once a week at our school sites and community centers. Our program is designed to increase the relevancy, retention and relatability of our comprehensive sexual health curriculum…

Small Gestures from a Big Heart

Birthday Celebration Benefits Family Shelter Olivia Gascoyne knows the practice of charitable giving begins at home. So when her eighth birthday was approaching, Olivia decided in lieu of presents for herself she would ask her young guests and their parents to make donations to the YWCA Family Shelter. Those donations allowed the Family Shelter staff…

Teen Families Reading Together

For more information Contact: Christina Dobson Telephone: (336) 273-3461 Ext.202 Email: CDobson@ywcagsonc.org Teen Families Reading Together (TFRT) is a 10-week program for teen moms and their children, supporting the moms’ academic success and knowledge of parenting while promoting positive parent-child interaction. Each participant is matched with a mentor and offered the opportunity to: develop friendships receive…