YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit

The YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA is governed by a Board of Directors and operated by staff and volunteers. Established in Detroit in 1893 and incorporated in 1900, the YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit has been providing services to Southeastern Michigan for 119 years.

Throughout its history, the YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit has aligned its mission to meet the needs of the community and provide services intended to empower women, their children, and strengthen family units. Click Here to Continue Reading...

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The YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit is a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations and contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit Programs

YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit has several programs throughout the metro-Detroit area including in downtown Detroit, New Boston and Grosse Ile, and majestic Camp Cavell on the shores of Lake Huron in Lexington, MI. Our programs strive to support the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women in Metropolitan Detroit.

Find quick links to several of our programs below!

Quick Links To Program Pages

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