An Opportunity to Make a Difference

The YWCA of Western Massachusetts' Sexual Assault program is currently looking for passionate individuals to add to their team of medical advocates. Wondering about the experience of a medical advocate? Keep reading below! More >

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In the past year we have seen increased media and community attention about sexual violence in the military and on college campuses. It can be overwhelming sorting through the information, myths and facts about sexual assault, but the conversation is one that needs to keep happening. More >

Contest for Getaway to Paradise!

The fun and sun of the Caribbean are just a short story away thanks to Realtor Shirley Simolari of Keller Williams Pioneer Valley. Simolari is sponsoring a contest to raise $10,000 to help the YWCA of Western Massachusetts. The winner will receive a one-week stay in Simolariís luxury penthouse on the sands in Cozumel, Mexico. More >

YWCA in Women's History

The YWCA has played a major role in the womenís movement in the United States. Many of our YWCA leaders have led important change and been involved in major historic events, like the March on Washington and the Womenís Suffrage Movement. Now is the time to celebrate their stories! More >

Increasing Community Awareness

YWCA of Western Massachusetts Executive Director Mary Reardon Johnson recently spoke on WGBY's Connecting Point about domestic violence, its prevalence in the Springfield community and available community resources. More >


2014 YouthBuild Graduation

On Thursday, September 11, members of the 2014 YWCA YouthBuild Springfield class celebrated their graduation. Graduates successfully completed both educational classes and a rigorous job training program.  Congratulations to the 2014 graduates!  To see pictures, visit our Facebook page!




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