The YWCA Cambridge: Since its inception in 1891, the YWCA has advocated for women’s rights and provided affordable accommodations and support services for women. Today, the YWCA Cambridge is a Cambridge institution with a variety of classes and programs, including the largest women’s residential facility in the city.
As a place for women, children and families to find shelter, support and opportunities to learn and grow, the YWCA Cambridge is committed to being a welcoming resource and center of vibrant activity, responding to the ever-changing needs of the community in the 21st century.
The YWCA is an institution in the Cambridge community, a cornerstone for providing safe, affordable accommodations for women and families and an advocate for human rights. With 103 units of single room occupancy (SRO) housing for single women and a 10-bed shelter for homeless families, the YWCA is the city’s largest residential housing provider for women. The YWCA Cambridge is a welcoming place where women of all ages and girls find safe shelter, respite and opportunities to learn and grow.
YWCA Cambridge is dedicated to eliminating racism empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
How you can help:
We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our programs and outreach efforts. For more information, please call (617) 491-6050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org