About Our Organization
YWCA York was founded in 1891 as a place for women and girls to come together to learn, strengthen their minds and bodies, and advocate for social change. Today, YWCA York impacts the lives of 22,000 people a year.
YWCA York is York County's primary provider of victim services to those who have experienced domestic and gender violence. YWCA York is proud of our tradition of promoting justice and dignity for all people and continue to work for an end to violence and discrimination of all kinds.
YWCA York Mission: We are dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
YWCA York Local Purpose: Our purpose is to work proactively and collaboratively to provide programs that promote racial justice; empower women; eliminate domestic violence, sexual assault and other forms of violence; and strengthen our community.