A Fresh New Look! Exceeding our $1.1 mil capital campaign goal, YWCA completely renovates the Co-ed Fitness Center locker rooms (showers, lockers, saunas and changing areas) PLUS purchases new spin…
Built in 1965, our Park Road campus, fitness center and administrative offices are renovated and updated for a new era.
YWCA’s first mission is to meet the needs of women who move into the city to work in textile mills. YWCA’s location on West Fifth Street provides housing for 12…
Charlotte's YWCA is established by Mrs. W.S. Liddell, Mrs. W.O. Nisbett and Mrs. F.C. Abbott. Leaders in the women’s suffrage movement, all three women serve as president until 1920.
YWCA Central Carolinas celebrates its 100th Anniversary!
Families Together is built! A 10 town-home community on our Park Road campus for homeless families with children under the age of 18.
The Women in Transition (WIT) program is transformed with the addition of assessment, supportive services, workshops and a computer resource center.
A full-size gymnasium is added to the YWCA’s exercise facility.
Our new de-segregated campus opens at 3420 Park Road and includes: housing for 66 women, a kitchen, indoor pool, exercise and meeting areas, lighted tennis courts and corporate offices.
After school and summer enrichment programs are established for children whose families receive public assistance. Efforts are made to include additional federally funded childcare. The Phyllis Wheatly Branch merges with…