Welcome to YWCA
YWCA Australia is our country’s leading feminist organisation. We’re a strong, united, proudly women-led organisation achieving real change through our advocacy and programs for women, young women and girls.
We provide 132,495 nights of affordable accommodation for women each year across Australia.
Women of Worth
WoW supports women in the justice system to positively re-engage with the community.
Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services
New South Wales
Court support, information and referrals for women impacted by domestic violence.
2019 YWCA Australia Annual Report – now available!
We’re so excited to share the achievements of the past twelve months through the publication of the 2019 YWCA Australia Annual Report! It has been one full year since the historic amalgamation of eight member associations into one national YWCA with two member affiliates – and what a year it has been!
A celebration of women’s suffrage in SA – by, featuring and for young women!
Join us for ‘Hard Won But Not Done’, a celebration of 125 Years of Women’s Suffrage in South Australia. This event is by young women, featuring young women, for young women!
‘Lost Children’, a Breaking the Cycle of homelessness fundraiser
There’s lots of other ways you can get involved and fundraise to support women experiencing homelessness – as demonstrated by artist Sonja Plitt. As a talented sculptor, Sonja decided to hold an art exhibition of all her sculptures, with sales of her artwork going towards YWCA programs addressing older women’s homelessness.