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.  



YWCA Hamilton wins at the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards

April 4, 2017 at 3:52PM until May 31, 2017 at 3:52PM

YWCA Hamilton has won the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce's Accessibility Award at the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards ceremony. This award recognizes those businesses who demonstrate a commitment and appreciation for diversity and inclusion through best practices and innovative solutions. 

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2017

March 27, 2017 at 11:41AM until June 20, 2017 at 11:35AM

Every year, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks members of the community to step into high heels to raise awareness and funds to support YWCA Hamilton’s essential programs and services for women, girls, and their families. Join us in combating issues of homelessness, violence, poverty, and mental health.

Start recruiting your team of fundraisers today! Registration will be live in April!

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Meet Elizabeth: YWCA Hamilton's Turning Point Award Winner

March 22, 2017 at 1:53PM until May 31, 2017 at 1:53PM

At the 2017 Women of Distinction Awards, the Turning Point Award went to Elizabeth, a young woman who has overcome hardship and adversity with the help of our Developmental Services department. Here she is telling her story.

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Congratulations to the 2017 Women of Distinction Award winners

March 10, 2017 at 11:34AM until May 31, 2017 at 11:34AM

On March 9, the YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Awards were given out at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's. Here are the winners of the 41st annual awards. Congratulations to all who were nominated. 

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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. 
Contact us today: 905-297-0682 or

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