YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women


The YWCA Standish House administrative office is open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, but we ask that you call or email ahead to make an appointment. Please call 508-999-3255 or email info@ywcasema.org

Racial Justice

At YWCA, we demand a world of equity and human decency.  We envision a world of opportunity. We commit ourselves to the work of racial justice. We will get up and continue to do the work until injustice is rooted out, until institutions are transformed, until the world sees women, girls, and people of color the way we do: Equal. Powerful. Unstoppable.

We create real change

YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women. Through advocacy and local programming, we create real change for women, families and communities.

Racial Justice

The YWCA offers distinct racial justice and civil rights programs that address personal, institutional and...


The YWCA provides women of all ages with programs to increase emotional and economic self-sufficiency...

Health & Safety

YWCAs support women and girls through residential programs and outreach and education for health services.