YWCA Focuses on Civic Engagement for Stand Against Racism

On April 23-26, YWCA New Britain joined YWCAs across the country in going virtual for the annual Stand Against Racism campaign. Stand Against Racism is a signature YWCA campaign that aims to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impacts of

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YWCA Offers YWhile We’re Home Virtual Content and Resources

Like you, YWCA New Britain is largely staying home to ensure the health and safety of our staff and members. In an effort to stay connected and keep you engaged during this time, our departments have taken to virtual platforms to continue providing activities and resources YWhile We’re Home. We

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YWCA SACS Supports Survivors During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and YWCA New Britain’s Sexual Assault Crisis Service (SACS) team is joining organizations across the country in raising awareness of this widespread issue to educate and engage the public. SACS has embarked on a social media campaign focusing on the resources they provide

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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

As summer comes to a close, we will be transitioning programming to our fall session. As you are keenly aware, COVID-19 continues to impact communities and government regulations. To keep us safe, our operations and reopening will reflect this through the upcoming months. Here is a summary of some of

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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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