Serving the Winston-Salem community for over 100 years, the YWCA of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is affiliated with the national YWCA whose mission is “eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.” Locally the YWCA supports it’s mission through “Change for Life” programs that:
● Empower low income and at-risk children
● Empower women to live successful lives as they recover from substance abuse
● Empower YWCA members to live healthy lives, with special emphasis on chronic disease prevention and management
BEST CHOICE CENTER
An academic after school and summer camp programs for 185 K-8th grade students; over 90% receive need-based scholarships Learn more...
THE HAWLEY HOUSE
A residential recovery program for women diagnosed with Substance Use Disorder - 75-80% of graduates remain substance-free, employed, and reunited with their families Learn more...
GATEWAY TO SUCCESS
A diabetes management program with Wake Forest Baptist Health and Novant Health- 58% retention rate for participants, nearly double that of an alternative diabetes program Learn more...