With over a century of dedication to women and their families, the YW Kitchener-Waterloo serves the community as one of our region’s largest non-profit organizations.
YW Kitchener-Waterloo Mission

OUr mission and vision

YW Kitchener-Waterloo is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls by providing services and programs that support physical and mental wellbeing and economic choice and independence.

We envision an inclusive and equitable world where women are empowered to choose change.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Statment

The YW Kitchener-Waterloo is committed to developing a diverse organization that is reflective of and responsive to the diversity of Kitchener-Waterloo, in which all in which women, men, girls, boys and non-binary people, in all their diversities, are respected and valued.

Leadership & Board

Our executive team works together to oversee the YW’s strategic plan, organizational administration, and direct program areas in housing and homelessness, youth programs, employment and entrepreneurship training, childcare and early learning.

Publications & REsources

As one of the region’s largest nonprofit organizations, we’re committed to providing measurable insight into our community impact, performance, advocacy, strategic direction and operations.
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