YWCA Cambridge is open Tuesday-Thursday until further notice in response to COVID-19. Our doors are locked 24/7. For Housing needs call 617-491-6055. For all other inquiries, call 617-491-6050. Thank you for your patience during this time.

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


YWCA Cambridge is a cornerstone for providing safe, affordable accommodations for women and families and an advocate for human rights.

We have 103 units of single room occupancy (SRO) housing for single women our Tanner Residence. We also have a 10-room shelter for homeless families, the YWCA is the city’s largest residential housing provider for women. 

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