Community Information Database
YWCA of Watsonville
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||YWCA of Watsonville|
|Alternate Name(s):||Young Women's Christian Association|
|Address:||340 E. Beach Street|
Watsonville, CA 95076-4838
|Description:||YWCA Watsonville marks 77 years of service in south Santa Cruz county. Our services include low cost childcare programs and after school care, and teen programs that promote safe and healthy lives. The YWCA supports policies that contribute to the elimination of racism and supports an anti-poverty approach to welfare reform that increases education and training opportunities, opposes marriage promotion/incentives, restores benefits to legal immigrants, addresses barriers to self-sufficiency and provides affordable and accessible child care. YWCA Watsonville supports shelters and other programs that work to end violence.
|Mission:||The YWCA USA is a women's membership movement nourished by its roots in the Christian faith and sustained by the richness of many beliefs and values. Strengthened by diversity, the YWCA draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women's growth, leadership, and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. The YWCA will thrust its collective power toward the elimination of racism wherever it exists and by any means necessary.
|Programs:||YW-After School Program supports youth as they learn to make wise and safe decisions.
Child Development: preschool, daycare and after school programs. See related agencies below.
Thrift Shop: Clothing and household items for sale.
|Facilities:||The YWCA facility is a beautiful old estate that we rent to community members for celebrations and events. The large living room (holds 50), conference room (12) and kitchen available for rental. Gardens (holds 200).|
|Volunteer Info:||call for information|
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Eligibility:||Call for Information|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
Santa Cruz County
Child Care Centers
|This record last modified January 24, 2014|