YWCA Greensboro Mission

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

For over a century, the YWCA has spoken out and taken action on behalf of women and girls.

Over 2 million people participate each year in YWCA programs at more than 1,200 locations across the U.S. Worldwide, the YWCA serves more than 25 million women and girls in 125 countries.

YWCA Greensboro offers a full selection of programs and services for women and families

Pregnant women and their partners are invited to take our adult childbirth education classes. The classes are taught by certified instructors and provide health information for women, newborn care information, breastfeeding education and support, a hospital tour and a meal during the class.

We have an onsite Emergency Family Shelter for homeless women and families.  In the shelter families receive meals, case management, and a safe place to stay.

Partners for Healthy Youth is dedicated to improving the health of teens in Guilford County, NC. We focus on four key areas: Access to Healthcare, Comprehensive Health Education, Family Engagement, and Positive Youth Development.

Passion to Purse is a comprehensive program designed to educate women in the process of starting and maintaining successful micro-enterprises through training, mentoring, coaching and support.

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

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

The YWCA of Greensboro thanks its 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