Welcome to YWCA
YWCA Australia is an evolving intersectional feminist organisation focused on working towards a future where gender equality is a reality for young women, women and people of marginalised genders. In order to achieve this vision, we have made young women’s leadership and women’s housing our priority for gender equity in Australia.
Providing nearly 150,000 nights of affordable accommodation for women each year.
Programs for young women and women experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Join the CBF, an online flash mob leading change on gender equality and intersectionality.
One million vacant properties – a homelessness solution?
Early insights from the 2021 Census data have been released this week, with some shocking results. Over one million dwellings – like holiday homes and investment properties – were unoccupied on Census Night. As we face a housing affordability crisis, are these empty dwellings the answer?
Paid family and domestic violence leave to be a reality
YWCA Australia welcomes the comments from Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke that the new government is committed to implementing legislation that would provide 10 days of domestic violence leave by the end of the year.
Saying goodbye to Growing Horizons
YWCA’s Growing Horizons program, which provides support, social connection, skill development and referral pathways to women from African communities, has sadly finished its funding contract and will be winding up at the end of July.