YWCA National Capital Area (YWCANCA)

Women and girls of color face barriers to personal, educational, and professional success. We dismantle those barriers through direct service, strategic partnerships, and advocacy. Our work helps women and girls break through to the lives they want to lead.

The YWCA of the National Capital Area offers services ranging from career education, to mentoring, to racial advocacy and justice.
(202) 626 - 0700      - YWCA Main Line

Administrative Support Certification

Our Administrative Support Certificate Program is a great first step towards any entry-level office support position. Learn to navigate computer software, as well as email, the internet, and social me...
  • 2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009
Service Category: Work Education
Service Eligibility: Women/Girls

Career Services & Workforce Development

We are excited to offer a variety of career services and workforce development opportunities for our students. These are services that assist students in developing marketable skills that will lead to...
  • 2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009
Service Category: Work Education
Service Eligibility: Parents Women/Girls

EmpowerGenerations

*Not currently active.* When we work with parents and children together, we can strengthen the family unit. Ultimately, this approach helps break cycles of generational poverty. In addition to crea...
  • 2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009

EmpowerGirls

EmpowerGirls serves middle and high school girls. The program is run in District of Columbia Public Schools and Prince George’s County Public Schools. During the school day, students meet for EmpowerG...
  • 2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009
Service Category: Work Education
Service Eligibility: Women/Girls

EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

Breaking Barriers for Girls in Traditionally Male-Dominated Fields EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy is a five-week experience for girls ages 11-17. We know that women are underrepresented in STEM education...
  • 2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009
Service Category: Work Education
Service Eligibility: Teens (13-19) Women/Girls

Hotel & Hospitality Certification Program

Our Hospitality Program is a great first step to a variety of positions in customer service. Learn to provide excellent guest service and create memorable guest experiences. Course Tracks under Hospi...
  • 2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009
Service Category: Work Education
Service Eligibility: Women/Girls
YWCA North Capital Area
2303 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009