YWCA San Antonio (Nonprofit)
10.15 miles away, 6756 Montgomery Dr, San Antonio, TX, 78239
Help Escape Violence, Food Pantry, Basic Literacy, Financial Education, Life Skills, Community Garden, Exercise & Fitness, English as a Second Language, Nutrition Education, Skills & Training, Relationship Building, Volunteer Opportunities, Citizenship & Immigration, Computer Skills, Child Care, Youth Programs, Help Navigating the System, Home Buyer Education, Parenting Classes, Senior Programs, Health Screenings, Program Mentors, Program Sponsors, Children's Programs, Career Planning, Help Pay for School
Established in 1910, YWCA San Antonio has met the changing needs of women, children and families, focused on serving the most vulnerable in Bexar County, primarily those of color and with low incomes. The YWCA San Antonio advocates for changes in public policies and social conditions that make our services necessary, focusing on racial, gender and social justice.
YWCA San Antonio is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCAs around the world use our collective power to change conditions and create opportunities for women and girls to thrive.
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
The ENCOREplus program provides referral services and education on early detection of breast cancer to medically underserved women in San Antonio and surrounding areas. Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines vary based on a woman’s age and risk factors for breast cancer. See the program website for more information.
Women 40 years and older Have not received a mammogram within the last 12 months. Do not have medical insurance or insurance has a high deductible.
Veronica Sanders Send email
Mi Carrera is a program for young women in middle and high school. The program addresses the importance of decision making to develop positive relationships and influence career planning. Mi Carrera motivates self-discovery and a means toward a better life that includes higher education, employment, and self-sufficiency. Classes are held weekly at participating middle and high schools in the San Antonio Area. The classes promote self-awareness and character development, career exploration, job readiness skills, and financial literacy. All girls are encouraged to grow together and learn from one another by volunteering in the community, attending college campus visits and family events. Mi Carrera addresses a number of topics such as: * Body Image * Communication * Stress Management * Conflict Resolution * Relationships * Goal Setting * Career Options * Cultural Awareness
Middle and high school women.
The Mi Carrera college scholarship has been created by individuals who believe in the mission of the organization and the positive impact of a college education. The YWCA Mi Carrera Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior. The Mi Carrera Scholarship consists of: * Paid tuition for two consecutive years at an Alamo College * Paid tuition for two consecutive years at Texas A&M University-San Antonio * Book support To apply, please download the application on the program website.
The YWCA San Antonio offers preschool and afterschool childcare services for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Children are exposed to age-appropriate, educational activities that improve cognitive, physical and emotional well being. Our goal is to provide children with activities and experiences that promote optimal growth and development. * Licensed and regulated * Small classroom sizes * Learning environment - We promote an environment where every experience can be a learning opportunity. * Nutritious meals
Children 6 weeks to 12 years
Tuition rates vary according to child’s age and the number of children enrolled in a family. Check program website for details
Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Crystal Hernandez Send email
PYD provides organized sports activities for children 4-12 years of age. Children benefit strongly when they participate in physical activities that are fun, safe, and that foster a sense of self-worth and belonging. The PYD program offers sports leagues and water training, through which boys and girls can develop self-awareness, improve fitness and increase their development of interpersonal skills. With the use of Character Counts curriculum, PYD emphasizes the life lessons that one can learn from participation in a team situation. PYD brings families together, as children learn, develop self-confidence and participate in sports activities. Swimming, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball
Children 4-12 years of age.
Vanessa Jimenez Send email
TVP brings together a diverse group of youth ages 13-19 to volunteer in the community. TVP helps teens increase their potential employability through volunteer experience. TVP offers volunteer experiences, related career information, and guidance regarding opportunities for higher education. TVP youth learn communication skills, goal setting and problem-solving.
Teens 13-19 years of age.
The YWCA Olga Madrid Center is a multi-purpose center that is the literal hub of the community, reaching multiple generations in the same families. The Center is reflective of the culture of the community, and offers important services with dignity and respect.
Catie White - Director of Development Send email
Basic Literacy, Career Planning, Child Care, Children's Programs, Citizenship & Immigration, Community Garden, Computer Skills, English as a Second Language, Financial Education, Food Pantry, Health Screenings, Help Escape Violence, Help Navigating the System, Home Buyer Education, Life Skills, Nutrition Education, Parenting Classes, Program Mentors, Program Sponsors, Relationship Building, Senior Programs, Skills & Training, Volunteer Opportunities, Youth Programs