Residential Services


The Residential living room, where women can relax and feel at home inside one of the many historic homes in the downtown section of the Whaling City.


Residential Services provides residential and supportive services for low-income women 18 years or older who are employed or attending school full time or a combination of both. Each woman that enters “A Woman’s Place” will have:

  • A clean secure bedroom (fully furnished).
  • Access to several common area rooms that include television, cable and local phone service.
  • Use of a fully equipped kitchen and bath.
  • Membership to a nationally recognized women’s organization.
  • Supportive environment.
  • Well maintained facility.

For more information or to enroll in the program, please contact Annamarie Lopes at the YWCA: 508-999-3255 or by email:

  • A Woman’s Place: 347 Pleasant Street, New Bedford
Funded by Bristol County Savings Bank, Santander Bank, and the Stoico Foundation.
Coming Soon!
Our New Building on 20 South Sixth Street (Standish House) will be open in a few months.
There will be 8 new rooms for the Residential Program available.
More opportunity to serve and empower women in our community!
Please keep a look out for updates on our website and social media.
Left to Right: New YWCA building, YWCA main office (Standish House)