You’re Invited to the 128th Annual Meeting!

Join the YWCA NorthEastern NY on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, NY from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for the 128th Annual Meeting.

The program will begin promptly with breakfast followed by the annual meeting. Past leaders, employees, outstanding volunteers and collaborative partners will be recognized and the Annual Report, which provides updates and highlights of the year’s programs and activities, will be presented.

The YWCA is proud to present the Katherine S. Rozendaal Award to Schenectady’s outstanding volunteer during the Annual Meeting. Click here or visit our Facebook page for the winner.

If you are a voting member, please honor your commitment to the YWCA and click here to cast your vote. The ballot will be available online until May 20th.

To RSVP for the Annual Meeting or for questions regarding voting, please contact Lynn Vincent via phone at 374-3394 x102 or via email at by May 20th, 2016. The cost is $25 per person.


2016 YWCA Winter Brochure


Since its beginnings in 1888, the YWCA NorthEastern NY (NENY) has been a constant innovator in providing programs and services to meet the changing needs in the community. The YWCA NENY is a charter member of the YWCA USA, the oldest and largest women’s membership organization.  The two main program service areas of the YWCA NENY are:

Youth & Family Services:

  • Early Learning Centers offer full-day daycare. Both sites, Washington Ave & Schenectady County Community College, are NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accredited and NYS licensed early childhood education centers. 
  • The Innovative Program component offers comprehensive health & fitness programs, both land and water based. 
  • The ENCORE – Take Charge of Your Health program offers breast education programs for women. 
  • The CASH component, Creating Assets, $avings and Hope provides tax preparation through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) sites and financial education services.

  Women & Family Services:

  • Domestic Violence Programs provide a 24-hour Hotline, shelter for battered victims and their children, individual and group counseling and advocacy services. 
  • Each year, approximately 200 homeless and/or very low-income women call the YWCA NENY “home” through the Housing ProgramSupport services for the women include advocacy, counseling, support groups, information and referrals, health and recreation opportunities and an emergency food pantry and clothing closet. 
  • The YES – YWCA Employment Services component is a workforce development program designed to assist domestic violence victims and homeless/formerly homeless women in obtaining employment and education.