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Diabetes Wellness and Prevention New Cohort Starts January 29th and 30th

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

We are dedicated to promoting health equity and reducing the disparity in diabetes outcomes that disproportionately affect the Black community in Buncombe County. If you have type 2 diabetes or are at risk the YWCA offers a life-changing journey! What are the benefits? Weekly educational support groups Membership to the YWCA Fitness and Aquatic Center Consultations with a pharmacist… Continue Reading Diabetes Wellness and Prevention New Cohort Starts January 29th and 30th

YWCA is for EveryBODY.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Drop in on Wednesday, February 26th, anytime between 7am and 7pm, to enjoy refreshments, meet our trainers, tour our facilities, and try out the gym, pool, or group fitness classes!   Though our facility is beautiful and our trainers are the best in their field; our location is convenient and our group fitness options are… Continue Reading YWCA is for EveryBODY.

Winter Holiday Hours

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

YWCA Winter Holiday Hours Our Early Learning Program, NC-Pre-K and Early Head Start will be closed Monday, December 23rd – Friday, December 27th and Wednesday, January 1st. December 24th: All programs and facilities will close at 2pm December 25th: All programs and facilities will be closed December 26th: Empowerment Child Care (ECC drop-in child care) will… Continue Reading Winter Holiday Hours

Conscious Discipline Workshop

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Join us for our upcoming Conscious Discipline workshops which aim to help parents and educators alike to further understand the internal brain-body states that are most likely to produce certain behaviors. The foundation of the thoroughly researched method is rooted in safety, connection and problem-solving to lead a revolution of the heart as concepts initially… Continue Reading Conscious Discipline Workshop

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Monday, December 16, 2019

Join YWCA, Mothering Asheville, and Sistas Caring 4 Sistas for breastfeeding support for mothers at all stages. Share and learn from other breastfeeding mothers. Pregnant mothers welcome! Facilitated by a certified lactation specialist through SC4S. Hosted at YWCA of Asheville: 185. S French Broad Tuesday, December 17th at 6:00pm Thursday, December 19th at 1:00pm Monday,… Continue Reading Breastfeeding Support Groups

YWCA’s Angel Tree

Monday, December 9, 2019

Join us as we usher in the giving holidays with our annual Angel Tree! From now until December 20th, the YWCA community will band together to create a holiday experience for families of our Motherlove, Getting Ahead, Early Learning Program, and Empowerment Child Care programs. The Angel Tree was assembled by members of our very… Continue Reading YWCA’s Angel Tree

Support YWCA this Giving Tuesday!

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Go HERE to make a donation today! For 112 years, the YWCA of Asheville has been on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The YWCA works to accomplish this mission by providing programs that help bridge gaps in education, earning power, health and wellness, and… Continue Reading Support YWCA this Giving Tuesday!

YWCA is on a mission. This is who we are.

YWCA Community Advisory Committee

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

YWCA is excited to be forming a Community Advisory Committee that will act as a liaison between the YWCA and the community we serve, and will build the leadership and civic engagement capacity of community members. The focus of this committee will be to ensure clear and timely communication that allows for community members to… Continue Reading YWCA Community Advisory Committee

Asheville’s Racial Justice Coalition Appoints Robert Thomas as Community Liaison

Friday, November 1, 2019

October 31, 2019, Asheville, NC: This week, Asheville’s Racial Justice Coalition (RJC) announced that they have hired Robert Thomas, Jr. to take on the role of RJC Community Liaison, a two-year position funded by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation’s Collaborative Problem Solving Grant awarded to the Coalition earlier this year. As a community activist, a… Continue Reading Asheville’s Racial Justice Coalition Appoints Robert Thomas as Community Liaison