Please join the Board of Directors and Staff of YWCA St. Paul for

Black History Month Celebration!

YWCA St. Paul

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

Health & Fitness Center Update

The Health & Fitness Center will be closing at 6:00 PM due to inclement weather conditions. It will reopen at regular hours tomorrow, January 4, 2023.

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.

Sweet Success

May 26, 2022 • 4:30–6:30 p.m. • Annual Fundraiser

You won’t want to miss this year’s Great St Paul Get-Together on May 26. What’s better then a butter princess or a stroll through Machinery Hill? How ‘bout sampling some sweet fare while getting a taste of YW’s work? This year’s Sweet Success event won’t feature a Ferris wheel or anything on a stick, but it does promise to be an inspiring gathering!

YWCA St. paul's JUNETEENTH 2022

YWCA  St. Paul’s recent JUNETEENTH celebration was great fun.  From world class entertainment, activities for the kids, some delicious food trucks, and a health and wellness center, the day was a nice way to honor and reflect on the anniversary of June 19, 1865, the day word arrived in Galveston, Texas, that enslaved people had been freed. 

Please enjoy our livestream video at

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. 




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