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
New report highlights need for tailored and targeted investment for women’s housing security
YWCA Australia and UNSW City Futures Research Centre have today released a research report Gender, Housing Insecurity and Homelessness in […]
YWCA National Housing Now Tier 2 Community Housing Provider
YWCA National Housing, a community housing subsidiary of YWCA Australia, is pleased to announce that is it now a Tier 2 community housing provider under the National Regulatory System.
YWCA Australia welcomes Queensland Government initiatives to address urgent housing need
YWCA Australia welcomes additional housing support and the acquisition of an 84-room hotel to provide essential accommodation for those at […]