YWCA

Mission:  YWCA Duluth is dedicated to the elimination of racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Early Childhood Program

  • Early Childhood Education Center: YWCA Duluth’s Early Childhood Center is a 4 star ‘Parent Aware’ rated center that uses early literacy and developmentally appropriate curriculum to ready children for school, in addition to school readiness, our center takes an ‘Anti Bias’ approach to teaching and children learning.  Children are taught to celebrate and respect differences in each other, and we work to have teachers that are representative of the children and families that we serve. For more information please call our office : 624-5451 ext. 12, or email us: earlychildhood@ywcaduluth.org

Girls & Youth Programs

  • Girl Power!: This program is an after school, lunch, and summer day camp program dedicated to cultivating future leaders. Girl Power! uses nationally accredited Girls Inc. leadership curriculum, STEM (science technology engineering math) activities and experiments, race and gender justice activities, economic and media literacy education, field trips, academic support and much more! We work hard to provide our participants with a variety of engaging and empowering experiences that leave them feeling strong, smart, and bold! Contact us with any questions (218)722-7425 x116 or GirlPower@ywcaduluth.org
  • Mentor Duluth: Anyone who is age 18 or older, has transportation available, is stable in their employment, personal relationships, residence and mental/emotional health can be a mentor! Being a mentor does not require a great deal of time or money. Instead, we ask that mentors share themselves and their day-to-day activities with a child. Becoming a mentor is the beginning of a lasting friendship. If you have any questions, please contact the YWCA Mentor Duluth Program Advocate, Kris Simonson at 740-0348 or email Kriss@ywcaduluth.org. 
  • Spirit Valley Young Mother’s Supportive Housing Program: This program offers supportive housing to young mothers (ages 16-21) and their infants. Advocates help with access to medical care, education, employment and childcare assistance when needed. The services include: case management, parenting classes, money management, self-esteem enhancement, life skills and homework assistance.

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