What We Do

YWCA Cambridge is a multi-service organization that provides programs and services.Through our child care services, programming offerings, and advocacy, we strive to achieve gender equity for cis and trans women and girls, non-binary and Two-Spirit individuals.

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Programs

Our programs support cis and trans women and girls, non-binary and Two-Spirit individuals. We offer programs, workshops and training geared to empower and enrich the lives of our participants. All programs are participant-led and provided free of charge so that we can create opportunities for everyone.

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Advocacy

Since its inception, YWCA Cambridge has engaged in advocacy for its participants and for the continuation of programming and services for cis and trans women and girls, non-binary and Two-Spirit individuals. We engage in advocacy with the broader community and with all levels of government to spread awareness on issues impacting gender equity and to invoke change.

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Child Care

Providing innovative child care for families in four locations across Cambridge, ON. Explore our facilities and our unique approach to caring for your children.

Who We Are

A passionate group of individuals who work with cis and trans women and girls,non-binary and Two-Spirit individuals in our community, many of whom face significant barriers to social and economic wellbeing. Through leadership, advocacy and programming and service delivery, we strive to support and share their experiences to educate, build awareness and influence change around us.

How to Help

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Donate

Choose a small, monthly gift, a one-time donation of any amount or contact us to arrange an in-kind donation. Your support will be used to directly improve the lives of the people participating in gender equity and employment programs. 

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Volunteer

 Join an incredible team of dedicated allies in the work to support and advocate for gender equity. Give back to your community in a way that speaks to your unique skills and experiences. Volunteer at fundraising events, in programs or with child care services. Find a fit in a volunteer position that’s right for you. 

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Sponsor

 Show your business is a champion of gender equity in Cambridge and North Dumfries and beyond by becoming a corporate partner. By supporting this work in the Cambridge and North Dumfries community, you are positively impacting the success of cis and trans women and girls, non-binary and Two-Spirit individuals.

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YWCA Ontario 2024 Pre-Budget Submission

Below is a pre-budget submission prepared by the YWCA Ontario Coalition and submitted to the Ontario Ministry of Finance ahead of Budget 2024. Read the PDF here. YWCA Ontario is a provincial coalition of YWCA Member Associations that serves more than 40,000 people each year across Ontario. We offer a

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Women's International Gift & Gallery

Women’s International Gift & Gallery or “WIGG” is our in-house social enterprise. WIGG features unique products by local, national and international women artisans, designers and makers. We sell beautiful things for a beautiful cause

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