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…

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Looking for child care provider training?

View our current child care provider training calendar…

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Become a YWCA member

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

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It takes you

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

Upcoming Events

Oct 12

Wine Women & Purses 2017

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Giovanni’s Conference Center

Join YWCA Northwestern Illinois for a memorable evening of wine tasting, boutique shopping, heavy hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, and music by lively duo Jordan & Jef!     Thank you to our valued event sponsors... Presenting Sponsor  Wine Glass Sponsor Ringland-Johnson Construction Cordial Sponsor sugarjones inc Toasting Sponsors…

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