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 License Exempt Provider Monitoring Notice

A notice from the Illinois Department of Human Services regarding annual monitoring visit requirements.

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CCAP Health and Safety Training Completion Verification Notice

A notice from the Illinois Department of Human Services regarding the CCAP Health, Safety, and Child Development Training Verification process.

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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 04

2018 Election: Local Candidate Forum

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
YWCA Northwestern Illinois

Join the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford and YWCA Northwestern Illinois in learning more about the Judicial Candidates for the November 6th Election. Due to capacity restrictions, seats are limited and registration is required in order to attend this event.   Register Now

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Oct 11

Wine Women & Purses

October 11 @ 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 SwedishAmerican Health System- Belvidere   Cordial Sponsor Nothing Bundt Cakes   Toasting Sponsors…

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Mar 04

YWCA Leader Luncheon

March 4, 2019
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   2018 Keynote Speaker:…

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