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.  



This Mother's Day, honour the incredible women in your life.

May 9, 2017 at 3:37PM until May 31, 2017 at 3:37PM

This Mother's Day, give women the tools they need to become leaders in their own lives and communities. Consider giving a gift that honours the women in your life who have inspired and helped shape you. Your support and generosity will impact lives for decades to come.

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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

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Every year, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks men and women in our community to step into high heels — or any pair of red shoes — to raise awareness and funds to help women who have been affected by violence or homelessness. Join us by sponsoring, fundraising, and walking on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Click HERE to visit the Walk a Mile website.

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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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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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