Thanks to the generosity of our community we are able to assist our Domestic Violence & Housing clients in need of a little extra gift giving help each holiday season. Please click here to learn how you can help.

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday with Amazon Smile. Visit & Amazon will donate to YWCA NorthEastern NY (listed as YWCA of Schenectady).

December is filled with fun at the YWCA NENY. Click here for more info about the Festival of Trees and here for more info about the Teddy Bear & High Teas.

Mission Statement

YWCA NorthEastern NY is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. 

Community of Respect Policy Statement

In order to provide a respectful environment where all are welcome, the YWCA NENY does not discriminate or allow discrimination in program(s) or practices on the basis of race, religion, employment/unemployment status, color, genetic information, pregnancy, sex, national origin, age, marital/partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, stalking victim/survivor status or domestic violence victim/survivor status or veteran status. This policy governs all aspects of YWCA program operation and is in place for staff, volunteers and clients.

Still need to do some holiday shopping? The Open Door Bookstore will donate 15% of your purchases on December 13th to the YWCA NorthEastern NY.
Shopping must be done from 6pm-7:30pm and you need to bring this form!