Making Women's Lives Better

YWCA Hamilton strengthens women's and girls' voices, broadens their choices, builds dynamic leadership and provides essential and meaningful services that promote safe, inclusive, and equitable communities.  



Women of Distinction Tickets Now Available

March 8th, 2018 from 5PM until 9PM

Spend International Women's Day with friends, family, or co-workers at the 42nd annual Women of Distinction Awards dinner and awards ceremony, which takes place on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's.

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Introducing the 2018 Women of Distinction Nominees

January 19, 2018 at 9:25AM until March 8, 2018 at 9:25AM

YWCA Hamilton is pleased to announce 34 incredible women have been nominated for the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards. Nominees were honoured on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton during the Women of Distinction Nominee Reception. The nominee reception was sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Burlington.

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YWCA Hamilton and McMaster University Present the EXCLerator Project

November 7, 2017 at 1:04PM until February 28, 2018 at 1:04PM

This 2017 report is the second installment of the Women & Diversity EXCLerator Project, the first comprehensive investigation into diverse leadership representation in Hamilton and Halton. This report analyzes findings against our initial 2014 benchmark data, allowing us to evaluate progress and identify setbacks in women’s leadership trajectories across nine employment sectors.

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Annual Report 2016-17

June 28, 2017 at 5:00PM until June 30, 2018 at 2:38PM

Now in the fourth year of our ambitious five-year plan, YWCA Hamilton continues to strive toward an innovative, fresh approach to service delivery to impact the lives of women, girls, and their families. The following annual report outlines our strategic priorities and some of our highlights from the 2016-17 year.

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At the Table is a social catering enterprise of YWCA Hamilton.
We use fresh, local and seasonal ingredients while providing healthy meals and training opportunities to women and girls. 2017
Contact us today: 905-297-0682 or

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