Who We Are

YWCA Lancaster is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Our work is mission driven and we are leaders on important issues that matter to those we serve.


What We Do

From economic empowerment, to health and safety, to racial equity and gender equality, to sexual assault prevention and counseling, everything we do is focused on improving the lives of all.

Get Involved

You help power our mission, your voice is needed to help us meet this moment. We would love to get to know you! Attend an event, volunteer to help support the work, or sign up to stay in the loop!


New Choices Program Moves to YWCA Lancaster

Lancaster, Pa. (January 5, 2021) – YWCA Lancaster announces the return of New Choices, a program first launched 35 years...

YWCA Lancaster Receives Unprecedented Gift

Lancaster, Pa. (December 15, 2020) – Today, philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced donations to 384 organizations...

The GIANT Company Provides $25,000 to YWCA Lancaster’s new Center for Racial and Gender Equity

Lancaster, Pa. (December 17, 2020) – YWCA Lancaster’s Center for Racial and Gender Equity (CRGE)...

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