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

Jun 12

2017 YWCA Racial Justice Summit

June 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
RLP Nordlof Center

Join us for an intensive training on racial and social justice. Learn how individual personal growth can impact our community. Presenters include: Alma Castro, Chicago Workers Collaborative Rick Daniels, Dean of Students, Rock Valley College Dr. Arshad Shaikh, former President of the Muslim Association of Greater Rockford -- Check-in and material recipience begins at 8:30…

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Aug 25

La Voz Latina Annual Banquet

August 25 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

August 25, 2017 This event includes a social hour, awards recognizing talent in our community, dinner, program, and dancing.   Download the 2017 Recognition Award Nomination Form to honor a Hispanic community leader!

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Oct 12

Wine, Women and Purses

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Eighth Annual Thursday, October 12, 2017 Enjoy an evening of wine tasting, heavy hors d'oeuvres, boutique shopping, silent auction and entertainment all in one venue. Check back for details!

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