celebrating 125 years

Our vision is of a community that protects the vulnerable, reaches out to those in need, honors personal courage, celebrates women's successes and embraces diversity and equality.

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Need help now? Call 804-643-0888. Our 24-Hour hotline provides free crisis intervention, emergency shelter and support. If you've been affected by domestic or sexual violence, we're here to support you and help keep you and your children safe.

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The YWCA of Richmond has a rich history. We've been helping women in the Richmond area since 1887. Learn more about where we've come from, where we are today, and what we have planned for the future.

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We've helped thousands of women empower themselves and their children for more than 125 years. But we couldn't do it alone. With your help, we can ensure the safety and health of women and children in our community.