We build and operate safe, secure social and affordable housing for women and other eligible applicants.
Our local support programs can help you stabilise your current situation, access and maintain housing, and make progress on your goals for your future. Find a program
Pathways to build your skills, knowledge and confidence, find opportunities to make a difference and connect with a like-minded community. Find pathways
people supported each year
nights of safe, stable and affordable accommodation provided each year
hours of support provided each year
Where we are
We deliver housing, services and support programs in 17 communities.
Our advocacy and leadership pathways have a national footprint.
- Northern Territory: Darwin and Palmerston
- New South Wales: Bowral, Lismore, Sydney, Nowra, Wollongong
- Queensland: Toowoomba, Townsville
- South Australia: Adelaide
- Victoria: Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Melbourne Mooroopna, Wodonga
- Western Australia: Perth
"It’s been quite a hard and long journey … we’ve couch surfed, shared bedrooms and at one stage we even slept in a tent. It took a lot of tears, but we got there – I cried when I got the call … it was a miracle."
YWCA tenant - QLD, Misty in response to her new home
YWCA Australia welcomes new research on Gendered Housing Matters
YWCA Australia welcomes new research released today from the Australian Housing Urban Research Institute (AHURI) “Gendered Housing Matters” which reinforces […]
YWCA Australia welcomes Homes for Queenslanders announcement
YWCA Australia, experts in gender responsive housing, congratulate the Miles Government on the Homes for Queenslanders Plan. The plan follows […]
YWCA announces housing boost for women in Bendigo
YWCA is excited to announce we have received Development Consent to build 35 high-quality homes for women and their families […]