YWCA Receives Grant from US Department of Justice

The YWCA is proud to announce that the US DOJ Office on Violence Against Women has chosen our collaborative partnership to receive a three year grant of $937,400. The collaboration consists of the YWCA, Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services, Gandara Center, Springfield Public Schools, Springfield Police Department and the Hampden District Attorney's Office. More >

2014 Y Run for Women and Girls

On Saturday, November 22, over 100 runners participated in the 2nd Annual Y Run for Women and Girls. All proceeds from this annual 10K race go towards the shelter and services provided to women and children by the YWCA. More >

An Opportunity to Make a Difference

The YWCA of Western Massachusetts' Sexual Assault program is currently looking for passionate individuals to add to their team of medical advocates. Wondering about the experience of a medical advocate? Keep reading below! More >

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In the past year we have seen increased media and community attention about sexual violence in the military and on college campuses. It can be overwhelming sorting through the information, myths and facts about sexual assault, but the conversation is one that needs to keep happening. More >

YWCA in Women's History

The YWCA has played a major role in the women’s movement in the United States. Many of our YWCA leaders have led important change and been involved in major historic events, like the March on Washington and the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Now is the time to celebrate their stories! More >


2015 Y Run? For Women and Girls

We are pleased to announce the date for the 2015 Y Run for Women and Girls!  Please join us on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for the 3rd Annual 10K race.  All proceeds will benefit the services provided to women and children by the YWCA of Western Massachusetts.  




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