The Women's Economic Empowerment Program: Ensuring all women have the skills, opportunities and resources to gain employment and experience economic advancement and financial stability. Learn more....

Girls Without Limits! (GWOL!) fosters confidence in science, technology, engineering, and math (S.T.E.M.) for all girls and encourages them to enter prominent STEM industries. Learn more....

The YWCA's Youth Advisory Board is a group of young female leaders aged 14-21 who meet regularly and help guide and advise the YWCA, as well as taking on projects to further the empowerment and leadership of young women in Thurston County. Learn more...

Girls Circle is an evidence based afterschool peer support group designed to improve the health and well-being of adolescent girls. Girls meet once per week and explore a variety of topics with certified facilitators who lead interactive discussions and activities.  Girls Circle allows girls to discuss difficult situations in their life in an emotionally safe and confidential environment, helps increase confidence and resilience in young women and allows girls to discover their voice. #HearHerVoice.  Learn More....

Hygiene and cleaning supplies for low income families

It's about dignity and health. The YWCA's Other Bank is a hygiene bank which offers toiletries and household cleaning supplies, making it possible for low-income families to gain the confidence to address the bigger things in life. Want to be part of making change possible for people in our community? Support the Other Bank by donating WishList hygiene items! Learn more....

Assessing intercultural competence to equip our community with meaningful understanding and skills to bridge the gap between diversity and inclusion, creating a foundation of respect and equality for all. Learn more... 

Kathleen’s Closet is a division of the Economic Empowerment Program at YWCA Olympia. Kathleen’s Closet helps unemployed and underemployed women by providing no-cost professional attire to women seeking employment and those just starting a job. Learn more...

Girls Council provides a network of supports, empowerment programs, and positive pro-social engagement for young women ages 12-17 who are struggling with moderate mental health or substance abuse challenges. 

The YWCA Workplace Equity Initiative engages and equips employers to create equitable workplaces. Learn more....

GOAL (Girls Only Active Learning) equips young women in the juvenile justice system with communication tools and healthy coping strategies to reduce recidivism.  Learn more....