What We Do
Established in 1868, YWCA Greater Cleveland is a unique and vital community resource in Northeast Ohio committed to eliminating racism and empowering women. YWCA Greater Cleveland is widely recognized as a thought leader on the issues of racial equity and the advancement of women, thanks to the deep subject matter expertise and extensive experience of our leadership team.
We provide transformative services in three focus areas: early childhood education, youth services, and leadership and inclusion initiatives.
Early Learning Center
The Early Learning Center provides high-quality early education for children ages three to five years.
Norma Herr Women's Center
Low-barrier Women's shelter at 2227 Payne Ave. in Cleveland managed by YWCA Greater Cleveland.
Cultural Competency Workshops
Participants develop cultural competence, resulting in their ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with all people.