We’re Here For Our Community During Coronavirus

As we navigate the challenging times of the COVID-19 epidemic together, YWCA is hard at work staying connected with our members and friends and doing all we can to continue to meet the needs of women and families. Here are some of the things we are doing to serve our

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YWCA New Britain to Expand Campus to 11 Franklin Square

YWCA New Britain is pleased to announce the expansion of its campus with the purchase of 11 Franklin Square. The former Advocates Law Firm building adjacent to the current YWCA location is slated to become home to the agency’s Sexual Assault Crisis Service (SACS). SACS will move to the first

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YWCA New Britain COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

UPDATED April 2, 2020 en Español Dear Families and Staff: The YWCA Childcare Programs opened this week with the assistance of School Nurses provided by the School District. Each day, anyone entering the building (adult and child) have had temperatures checked. Children and staff are checked three times a day.

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YWCA Launches YWomenCount to Support the 2020 Census

YWCA has recently launched YWomen Count, a national campaign to support the 2020 Census. The census is not just a head count, but determines political representation, allocation of more than $675 billion in state and federal funding to communities each year, and so much more. As a national organization, YWCA

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New Birthday Party Packages

Are you looking for a place to host your child's special birthday party?  Create lasting memories of a fun-filled celebration at YWCA New Britain.  Birthday party packages include a two-hour party for 10 children starting at just $200.  With the many new a la carte add-on options, you can completely customize

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YWCA Releases 2020 YWomen Vote Report

The stage is set for women to be a driving force in 2020. The nation will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave some women the right to vote, and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which later expanded critical voting rights and

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Spring Sexual Assault Counselor Advocate Training Class Forming Now

Become a state certified sexual assault crisis counselor/advocate!  The YWCA SACS Counselor Advocate Training (CAT) program is a 48-hour training program leading to certification as a volunteer Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor.  The spring class will run from February 6 to May 21 on Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at

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East Side Community Center to be VITA Site

YWCA New Britain's East Side Community Center will be a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site for anyone needing income tax preparation assistance from January 7 to April 14.  If you earned less than $56,000 in 2019, you may be eligible for free services including e-file and direct deposit.  If

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Don’t Miss These Fitness Specials

The New Year is almost here, and YWCA New Britain has everything you need to stay happy and healthy in 2020.  Keep reading to learn more about our Fitness and Wellness specials. Give the Gift of Fitness (Current members)- if you refer a friend or family member to YWCA New

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Evening of Treasures Raises Important Funds for Programs & Services

YWCA New Britain’s 80s-themed Evening of Treasures Auction was held on November 8th at Farmington Gardens in Farmington. The greenhouse was filled with silent auction items of all kinds, from unique themed baskets to a variety of items like a smart home package, golf clubs, and original artwork.  The silent

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