Our Mission Statement
The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
The YWCA Wheeling is a member association of the Young Women’s Christian Association. With more than 25 million members in 122 countries, the YWCA is the oldest and largest women’s organization in the world designed to empower women and eliminate racism.
Located in the heart of downtown Wheeling at 1100 Chapline Street, the YWCA serves the community through its Family Violence Prevention, Cultural Diversity & Community Outreach, Women’s Boutique, Women Inspired In New Directions (W.I.N.D.) and Women’s Residence & Homeless Shelter. Approximately 3,000 individuals are served in these programs each year. Browse through our website to find out more about each of these programs and the important services your local YWCA provides.