Our Mission In Action
Racial Justice & Civil Rights
Increasing equal protection and equal opportunity for people of color. Finding ways to eliminate racism through constructive dialogue and meaningful action.
Economic Advancement of Women
Increasing economic opportunities for women and girls of color. Supporting efforts to foster resiliency and self-sufficiency.
Family Support & Empowerment
Increasing support for families moving towards economic independence, overcoming obstacles, and empowering them to strengthen and grow together.
Health & Safety
Improving the health and safety of members through accessible and fun aquatics programs.
The YWCA Lower Cape Fear is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
The YWCA is proud to be the oldest and largest women’s movement, providing services for women and their families in our community. Our local programs and services have furthered the YWCA vision of peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people since 1914. We work to bring out the individual strengths of women and youth and to foster resiliency and self-sufficiency. Our philosophy, in keeping with the mission of the YWCA to empower women and families, centers on providing the skills and confidence needed to succeed.