About Us

YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls.

We help women and girls flee violence, secure housing, find jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. We offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls' programs and family programs; we also engage in systemic advocacy.

As part of a national and international movement, the YWCA is a turning point in the lives of 25 million women and girls world wide.

We welcome women of all faiths, sexual orientations, races, cultural affiliations and creeds.

YWCA Toronto is funded by the United Way Toronto & York Region, the City of Toronto, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, as well as many corporate sponsors, foundations and individual donors.

YWCA Toronto is a registered charity. Our charitable business number is 108229865 RR0001.


YWCA Toronto seeks a radical transformation of society where all women, girls and gender diverse people can thrive.


YWCA Toronto is a leader and collaborator in the provision of feminist, intersectional and transformative shelter and housing, employment and training, leadership, and advocacy for women, girls and gender diverse people.

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Frequent Questions about our Association. 

Our Team

Our Team

Meet our dedicated team.

Contact Us

Contact Us

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Work at YWCA Toronto.

Publications and Resources

Publications and Resources

Annual Reports, infographics etc.


Trauma Informed Development and Education Project.