Strengthening Communities

Through early intervention and primary prevention work with individuals and groups, we strengthen people, places and our communities to positively contribute to the advancement of women’s leadership.

YWCA Adelaide supports young people at the HIVE in the City of Tree Gully through case management, after school programs and empowering workshops.

As the South Australian provider of the internationally acclaimed Big Brothers Big Sisters, YWCA Adelaide supports young people in need of a positive adult role model through this community mentoring program.

YWCA Adelaide’s Aboriginal Women’s Leadership Program assists South Australian Indigenous women to build leadership capacity with a focus on women, family, wellbeing, career and culture.

Working Towards your Future supports long term unemployed women increase their confidence, self esteem and job readiness.

YWCA Adelaide delivers Crossing the Bridge for African women with disabilities, or with children or partners with disabilities, to reduce barriers in accessing mainstream services and to empower African women to have a voice in their communities.

For all women who have ever experienced breast cancer or breast reconstruction surgery, YWCA Adelaide offers Encore, a gentle exercise and information program to increase rehabilitation, mobility, confidence and self esteem.