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As a member agency of YWCA Canada, YWCA Cambridge is part of a national movement known as the country’s oldest and largest women's multi-service organization, the largest national provider of shelter, literacy, life skills, employment and counselling programs, and is the second largest provider of childcare services in Canada. For over 65 years, YWCA Cambridge has been a respected leader on issues that impact women and girls in our community.

About YWCA CambridgeMission

YWCA Cambridge, a trusted community leader, gives a voice to the needs of women and girls through innovative and responsive programs, services and advocacy.

Vision

Through leadership, advocacy and program and service delivery, YWCA Cambridge will influence communities to ensure women and girls are respected, valued and equal.

Values

Women’s Leadership – YWCA Cambridge works with and for women and from a women’s perspective.  We believe women must take leadership in order to achieve equity and equality for all women.

Accessibility – YWCA Cambridge is committed to being accessible and welcoming to all people who participate in our work, our programs and our services.

Accountability – We believe that we are accountable to our stakeholders, participants and volunteers and as such, we manage and grow our organization in a responsible and sustainable way related to our mission, vision and values.

Self-Determination – We believe in the fundamental right and responsibility of women and girls to make choices regarding their lives and to support them in those choices.

Community Mindedness – We are part of a local, national and global community.  We believe in and support the growth and development of healthy communities.

Inclusion – We believe in an inclusive environment that respects the dignity and diversity of our participants, staff and volunteers and encourages them to reach their full potential.

Equity – We foster an environment of equality and open-mindedness to ensure that individual voices are heard.

Guiding Principle

YWCA Cambridge connects the community with the realities of the lives of women and girls. With respect, we share their stories and experiences to educate, build awareness and influence change.

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YWCA Cambridge (Head Office)

55 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON
N1R 7A5

Monday-Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM
(519) 267-6444

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20 Dickson Street (Unit 101)
Cambridge, Ontario
N1R 1T4

(519) 622-9960

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About Us

As a member agency of YWCA Canada, YWCA Cambridge is part of a national movement known as the country’s oldest and largest women's multi-service organization, the largest national provider of shelter, literacy, life skills, employment and counselling programs, and is the second largest provider of childcare services in Canada.

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