We Create Real Change

The YWCA has been empowering women in Northern Illinois since 1891. Our mission-driven services continue to evolve to meet the needs of women, children and families in Rockford and the counties of Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, and Jo Daviess.

CCAP Provider Training Requirements

IDHS is now requiring that providers complete training to participate in CCAP…

Learn more

Winter Training Calendar Now Available

The child care provider Winter training calendar is now available. Providers can now register online! Click on the link below to learn more.

Winter Training Calendar

Become a YWCA member

Join these Board Members, women leaders, and YWCA Members. Become a member today.

Learn More

It takes you

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

Upcoming Events

Mar 05

YWCA Leader Luncheon

March 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Giovanni’s Conference Center

Leader Luncheon XXXVIII: Women of Achievement Leader Luncheon is the YWCA Northwestern Illinois's primary fund-raising event. Funds from the event are used to develop and expand programming and advocacies for women and families’ economic self-sufficiency with a clear commitment to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women. Register Now   Keynote Speaker: Lisa…

Learn More ...

Recent News