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Holiday Update:
YWCA St. Paul’s Health & Fitness Center will be closed on Sunday, April 9, 2023. The Health & Fitness Center will reopen at regular hours on Monday, April 10, 2023.

YWCA St. Paul to Partner with Element Gym

THANK YOU to ALL who attended Sweet Success and celebrated in community!

YWCA St. Paul's $2.3 million cash appropriation bill approved!

YWCA St. Paul

Is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Racial Justice

YWCA St. Paul advances racial justice through education and advocacy in the community, by working with organizations seeking to build equity, and through programs focused on breaking down barriers in areas of significant racial and gender disparity. Learn More.


Our range of housing programs combine affordable housing with customized support services that help participants stabilize their lives, build new skills, connect to community and secure a future of safe, stable housing. Learn More.


The Health & Fitness center helps people live active lifestyles, prevent and manage chronic medical conditions and reduce stress through a variety of fitness options, membership types and financial assistance to help keep healthy living accessible. Learn More.


In Employment & Economic Development programs people to build professional skills and overcome barriers to employment to enhance self-sufficiency. Learn More.


Young people in our Youth Development programs create positive relationships with peers and staff to develop the skills and confidence to succeed in the classroom, work place and community. Learn More.

ywca is on a mission

With a mission to eliminate racism and empower women, our new podcast Herstory with YWCA St. Paul examines the nuances of intersectionality. Join us monthly as we sit down with women in our community who share the experiences and stories that have shaped them into the leaders they are today. 




Welcome Ashley Booker

Ashley Booker CEO of YWCA St. Paul Ashley Booker has been focused on advancing equitable outcomes, particularly for BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities, throughout her career.

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Back-To-School Supply Drive

Back-To-School Supply Drive Donations Needed! Children in our housing programs are in need of NEW school supplies for this upcoming school year. Our families have

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Discover our mission and work.

YWCA ST. PAUL'S work is made possible in part due to the generous support of our partners:

Grand Opening Element Gym

Please Join YWCA St. Paul and Element Gym on April 16th, 2024, for the Grand Opening celebrating our partnership!


YWCA St. Paul welcomes the new CEO, Ashley Booker, to the team! We can't wait to see all the amazing things that we'll accomplish together under her leadership. Learn more about her by clicking on the button below and reading her bio.