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.  



Light The Night

December 5th, 2014 from 5PM until 5:30PM

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the shooting murders at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Join us Friday December 5, 2014 at 5 p.m. outside Hamilton City Hall as we light City Hall up in red. The commemoration will include 14 pledges to end violence against women from 14 community members in honour of the 14 women who died in the Montreal massacre.

Read More


Violence Against Women Is No Joke.

November 28, 2014 at 10:02AM until December 7, 2014 at 10:02AM

**Trigger Warning for graphic violence** – This is a scene from an Emmy award winning cartoon. If we want violence against women to stop, shouldn’t we stop treating it like a joke? Join the conversation at ‪#‎NOTokay‬.

See our other videos for the #NOTokay campaign. Click Here


Read More


YWCA Raises $6,800 At United Way Bowl-A-Thon

November 25, 2014 at 10:31AM until November 30, 2014 at 10:31AM

YWCA Raises $6,800 At United Way Bowl-A-Thon!

Thank you to staff and friends who joined us at the United Way Bowl-A-Thon and a special thank you to the event's title sponsor Total Health Pharmacy. Together we are changing lives and building brighter futures. View the photogallery continue reading!

Read More

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. 
Contact us today: 905-297-0682 or

Latest Tweets

YWCA ads point to violence against women in pop culture #NOTokay...

about 15 hours ago

RT @anuradhadugal: It’s about the way that violence is melded into our everyday lives. @anndecter @ywca_canada

about 15 hours ago


Enter your name and email address to subscribe to the YWCA newsletter.