Vision, Mission & Values


Vision Statement

Women and girls have the rights, resources and opportunities to shape their own lives and define their communities.

Mission Statement

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.

Value Statements

Equity
We root our work in the strengths and achievements of feminism and recognize that an investment in girls and women builds a stronger future for everyone.
Self-Determination
We respect and support women’s and girls’ choices to build better
futures for themselves and their families.
Inclusion
We are committed to diversity and inclusion to address the ever-changing needs of our communities.
Community
We work in community and partnership with local, national and international movements and organizations to achieve equity and justice for women and girls.
Accountability
We are responsible and accountable to the people and communities we serve.