HOLIDAY CLOSURE: The Health & Fitness Center will be closed on Sunday, April 17th, in observance of Easter.

Following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), fitness members will no longer be required to wear a mask while in the Health & Fitness Center (HFC), however masks are highly encouraged. Read our full Covid-19 policy.

Virtual Services

In this unprecedented time, YWCA St. Paul continues its work for those who need it most. Here are a few of the ways we’re actively engaging with our participants, to ensure stability and safety in the midst of change. 

Please see below to learn more about our programs, and discover how you can help us meet pressing needs. 

Virtual & Remote Services

Our programs are focused on breaking down barriers in areas of significant racial and gender disparity.

YWCA St. Paul hosts a series of Equity & Justice Conversations, which are free and open to the public. Recordings of previous events can be viewed on YouTube. Join our email list to be notified of upcoming events.

Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge participants receive a daily email for 21 days with resources to help better understand how racial and social injustices impact our community. Visit the Challenge website to learn more and sign up.

Our case management services for housing tenants now include video conferencing and text-based options to maintain communication.

We respond to emergent needs with consultation and connection to additional resources.

Our Facilities Management team continues critical work onsite to ensure tenant logistics and safety concerns are met.​

YW’s Youth Support Specialists provide 1:1 support and mentorship to youth via video conferencing, text message and email.

Staff facilitate virtual meetups and educational sessions for participants six days a week.

Case managers continue scheduled check-ins with clients remotely, remaining connected and responding quickly to changes

Culturally-specific virtual workshops begin in early May for YW participants. Current clients can contact their case manager for workshop information and schedules.​

Our Health & Fitness Center follows state and CDC guidelines for operations. Click to read the latest update.

Virtual services are available for those who are not ready to join us in-person. Virtual Group Fitness classes make getting fit fun. Those looking for more structured support can register for virtual personal training.

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Advancing Racial Justice

Our programs are focused on breaking down barriers in areas of significant racial and gender disparity.

YWCA St. Paul hosts a series of Equity & Justice Conversations, which are free and open to the public. Recordings of previous events can be viewed on YouTube. Join our email list to be notified of upcoming events.

Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge participants receive a daily email for 21 days with resources to help better understand how racial and social injustices impact our community. Visit the Challenge website to learn more and sign up.

African American mother and her daugher.

Housing & Supportive Services

Our case management services for housing tenants now include video conferencing and text-based options to maintain communication.

We respond to emergent needs with consultation and connection to additional resources.

Our Facilities Management team continues critical work onsite to ensure tenant logistics and safety concerns are met.

group of multiethnic teens hugging each other while leaning against wall

Youth Development

YW's Youth Support Specialists provide 1:1 support and mentorship to youth via video conferencing, text message and email.

Staff facilitate virtual meetups and educational sessions for participants six days a week.

Portrait of Worker on Factory on background

Employment & Economic Development

Case managers continue scheduled check-ins with participants remotely, remaining connected and responding quickly to changes

Culturally-specific virtual workshops began in early May for YW Works participants. Current participants can contact their case manager for workshop information and schedules.

mature white couple in sitting forward fold pose at home workout

Health & Wellness

Our Health & Fitness Center follows state and CDC guidelines for operations. Click to read the latest update.

Virtual services are available for those who are not ready to join us in-person. Virtual Group Fitness classes make getting fit fun. Those looking for more structured support can register for virtual personal training.

Keep our vital work moving forward

Our clients are some of the hardest-hit by this crisis and our resources are challenged by emergent needs. If you are able, please take this opportunity to directly support our programming at a time when it is needed most. Your contribution directly funds essential needs in our community. Thank you for giving back to your community and helping us continue to provide life-changing services.

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