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.  



Breast Cancer Awareness Month: YWCA Employee Neanette Shares Her Story

October 10, 2018 at 10:28AM until November 4, 2018 at 10:28AM

After being diagnosed with breast cancer at only 40 years old, Neanette was advised by friends and coworkers to join YWCA Encore, a free program geared at women in various stages of breast cancer recovery, but she hesitated. Despite working for YWCA Hamilton for nearly two decades, she didn’t know much about Encore, didn’t know how it would help, just wanted to get on with the business of living her life. 

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Women of Distinction Awards

October 1, 2018 at 4:06PM until January 8, 2019 at 4:06PM

The Power of Women
YWCA Hamilton's Women of Distinction Awards 2019

Nominations Open
October 1, 2018 - January 7, 2019

Join YWCA Hamilton to celebrate the power of women.

YWCA Hamilton has a legacy of honouring trailblazing women.
We have been celebrating the remarkable achievements of women
for 43 years, recognizing over 1,500 leaders in our community.

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You Power Our Impact

September 5, 2018 at 2:40PM until December 31, 2018 at 11:10AM

2017-2018 Impact Report

YWCA Hamilton creates real change and lasting impact. In this Impact Report, we reflect on and celebrate our achievements over the past fiscal year. Learn how we have changed the lives of over 10,000+ women, children and families through critical YWCA services and programming.

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Road2Hope in Support of ywcaencore

September 5, 2018 at 2:15PM until November 4, 2018 at 2:15PM

Hamilton Marathon Road2Hope is back for another year, and we’re challenging you to participate in support of ywcaencore, a FREE program for women who have experienced breast cancer. 

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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
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