our mission and work


our mission

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

our work

YWCA Greater Newburyport is a part of an international women’s movement. Across the globe, we have more than 25 million members in 122 countries, including 2 million members in
230 local associations in the United States.

The YWCA Greater Newburyport is celebrating over 135 years of service to the community. We provide programs for community members regardless of race, gender or economic reality. Support is offered to women and their families through programming that addresses their health and wellness, aids in the development of job skills and provides access to affordable housing and childcare programs.  The YWCA is a strong community partner working with many agencies in the Greater Newburyport area to strengthen the impact of our mission.