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.  



Give the Gift of Affordable Housing This Year

December 7, 2017 at 4:02PM until January 31, 2018 at 3:47PM

A Gift That Will Support Women to Rebuild Their Lives

At YWCA Hamilton, we are committed to giving women the opportunities they need to build a better and brighter future. This is especially true when it comes to affordable housing. When we offer women a safe and affordable place to live when they have nowhere else to turn, we give them much-needed hope. 

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Host a Donation Drive

December 7, 2017 at 4:01PM until January 31, 2018 at 2:05PM

This holiday season, consider hosting a donation drive at your workplace, community group, or among your friends and family. 

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Cook a Be the Recipe for Change Meal

December 7, 2017 at 2:23PM until January 31, 2018 at 2:23PM

This holiday season, gather a group of friends, coworkers, or family members to cook a meal for the 65 women who live at YWCA Hamilton.

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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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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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