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We Are

YWCA Kalamazoo is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

YWCA Kalamazoo is your ally who is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. The longest-serving YWCA association in Michigan, YWCA Kalamazoo provides individuals and families with victim-focused counseling and advocacy services as well as shelter for survivors of violence, transitional housing, and legal services. Our variety of family programs are designed to improve the lives of the most vulnerable population. We lead the way for system change in our communities.


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In-kind donations are being accepted every Thursday from 9 am- 5 pm.  

Building What Matters!

YWCA Edison Children’s Center is a new and innovative approach to early learning and child care, encouraging economic stability for working families, ensuring academic readiness in the
formative years, and guaranteeing a safe environment when the unexpected occurs. Michigan’s only comprehensive early childhood learning center that includes 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift care and 24-hour drop-in services.


Join us on our mission by learning more about YWCA Kalamazoo news and events! Click below to learn more information about our 2024 upcoming events.


It Takes You

Become part of the national movement for women, girls, and communities across the country.