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Helping Jackie rebuild her life and reconnect with her kids

When Jackie turned to YWCA, she felt that she had hit rock bottom. Through our Pathways to Independence program, we were able to help her connect to support services including counselling, and helped Jackie to move into affordable community housing, paying a few weeks rent in advance to help her get started.

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Members – it’s time to vote for our next Young Women’s Council!

WOW YWCA community, you have outdone yourself! We have just been overwhelmed by the response to our second year of […]

If a nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its elderly and vulnerable, Australia is set to fall shamefully short.

An article by Jan Berriman, YWCA’s Director of National Housing and Property Development.

MEDIA RELEASE: New figures reveal Victorian women face growing risk of homelessness

YWCA has been forced to turn away hundreds of Victorian women seeking affordable housing this year with demand outstripping available supply, according to new figures released today.

Supporting Kathy through the risk of homelessness

Thanks to YWCA and our Pathways to Independence program, Kathy escaped the risk of homelessness and is now settled in her own unit. Help us help more women like Kathy – join Breaking the Cycle or make a donation today!

Goal 2035 and what it means to me

Lisa Gascoigne talks about what World YWCA’s Goal 2035 means to her. Goal 2035: 100 million young women and girls transform power structures to create justice, gender equality and a world without violence and war; leading a sustainable YWCA movement, inclusive of all women.