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.
Vote for YWCA’s Our Happy Women program
Members of the YWCA Australia’s Our Happy Women program are calling on the local community to rally to support their funding application to establish a local cultural arts hub and social enterprise to transform the lives of Aboriginal women and their families, providing a vehicle for social and economic self-determination.
We’re a finalist in the Sydney City Regional Business Awards
We’re celebrating the nomination of Song Hotel and Kitchen as a finalist in the category of “Excellence in Social Enterprise” in the Sydney City Regional Business Awards! Song Hotel and Kitchen are part of YWCA Australia’s Profit for Purpose business model. The profits of these commercial businesses go towards supporting YWCA programs and services for women, young women and girls.
YWCA National Housing and YWCA Housing Board Changes
We would like to announce some recent changes to roles on the YWCA National Housing and YWCA Housing Boards. As of 1 July 2019, Anna Draffin is the new Chair and Kirsty Rourke is the new Deputy Chair of both Boards.